Published in Cancer Weekly, March 18th, 2003
"Angiogenesis plays a crucial role in tumor development and growth. The present investigation was undertaken to test the potential involvement of the cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) pathway in the regulation of angiogenesis and growth in pancreatic cancer," said researchers in the U.S.
"We compared the angiogenic characteristics of a COX-2-positive human pancreatic tumor cell line, BxPC-3, with those of a COX-2-negative pancreatic tumor cell line, AsPC-1," wrote J.S. Chu and colleagues, Clarian Health Partners, Methodist Research Institute.
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