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angiogenesis

[¦an·jē·ō¦jen·ə·səs]
(embryology)
The origin and development of blood vessels.
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Impact of acetylsalicylic acid on tumor angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis through inhibition of VEGF signaling in a murine sarcoma model.
The role of TSP-1 in tumor angiogenesis and its mechanisms of action are both complex and controversial.
Thus, attention is being paid to finding novel molecules for targeting the VEGF signal pathway and control the tumor angiogenesis process (1).
On the other hand, for quantitatively assessing tumor angiogenesis, microvessel density (MVD) is considered to be a valuable parameter.
While molecular ultrasound imaging, which employs functionalized contrast agents, is potentially capable to assess the tumor angiogenesis noninvasively and quantitatively in vivo [15].
Tumor angiogenesis has been well documented both in experimental and clinical studies, and the degree of angiogenesis was closely associated with tumor progression and shorter patient survival in many types of cancer (21,22).
Tumor angiogenesis: a new significant and independent prognostic indicator in early-stage breast carcinoma.
Arbab, a tumor angiogenesis expert at the Georgia Cancer Center and the MCG Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, was a major collaborator.
Generally considered, CD34, a marker of vascular endothelial progenitor cell, is propitious to endothelial repair and regeneration and tumor angiogenesis.25 CD34+ cells are dominantly located in vascular endothelium and its immunohistochemistry is normally utilized as a tool for the quantification of MVD.
Endothelial cell integrins and COX-2: Mediators and therapeutic targets of tumor angiogenesis. Biochim Biophys Acta 2004;1654(1):51-67.
In line with this view, tumor angiogenesis and vasculature remodeling represent two important mechanisms activated in CRC.