antiangiogenesis

antiangiogenesis

Oncology Prevention of the growth of new blood vessels into a solid tumor. See angiogenesis.

antiangiogenesis

(ant?e-an?je-o-jen'e-sis) [ anti- + angiogenesis]
Prevention of the formation of new blood vessels, esp. the blood vessels that grow under the influence of malignant tumors. Agents causing antiangiogenesis include angiostatin, endostatin, tetracyclines, and paclitaxel. They are useful in the treatment of cancer. See: angiogenesis
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The company has developed drugs for treating leukemia, metastatic colorectal and prostate cancers, antiangiogenesis (prevention of blood supply to and growth of many solid cancers), and bone marrow ablation (a treatment for leukemias, lymphomas and multiple myeloma).
Recent studies have found that combining some of these foods like tomatoes and broccoli, heating some foods to a certain temperature (or not heating others), and/or cooking them in olive oil, may enhance their antiangiogenesis abilities.
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The International Expert Summit is intended to achieve consensus on issues related to the campaign, and identify key issues, challenges, and solutions related to the treatment of AMD using a treatment approach known as antiangiogenesis.
Researchers have discovered a new class of antiangiogenesis drugs, agents that interfere with the development of blood vessels, from a compound derived from a South American tree.
The rationale for the current trial was that the comparative effectiveness of tamoxifen (a hormonal therapy) and thalidomide (an antiangiogenesis agent) was not known in recurrent ovarian cancer.
SAN ANTONIO -- Far and away the largest-ever analysis of osteonecrosis of the jaw occurring in women receiving the antiangiogenesis agent bevacizumab for advanced breast cancer indicates the incidence is less than 1%, even in patients receiving bisphosphonates.
Although the researchers didn't test the impact of antiangiogenesis drugs in this study, Iruela-Arispe says that "long-term blockage of [VEGF] may have long-term consequences that we did not foresee a few years ago.
Specific topics include commercial restructuring of collective resources in agrofood systems of innovation; historical and institutional perspectives of antiangiogenesis research and the dynamics of scientific fields; organizing scientific activism in genetic toxicology; science and environmental politics in agriculture; and US policies and graduate programs' ethics training for life scientists.
It will complement our 6 patent families in the antiangiogenesis field with 26 granted patents and 17 patent applications.
The Angiogenesis Company(TM), is a leader in the field of antiangiogenesis research, which involves the inhibition of abnormal blood vessel growth recently associated with a broad range of diseases such as cancer and blindness.
Rockville-based EntreMed, the Angiogenesis Company, is a leader in the field of antiangiogenesis research, which involves the inhibition of abnormal blood vessel growth recently associated with a broad range of diseases.