Published in Cancer Weekly, March 14th, 2006
According to a study from Germany, "Tumor angiogenesis plays a key role in tumor growth and formation of metastasis. Quantitative analysis of tumor blood flow is a prerequisite for developing novel treatment strategies such as antiangiogenic and antivascular treatment options."
"Laser Doppler flow in malignant melanomas has been shown to be increased compared with normal skin and melanocytic nevi. This study investigated whether this phenomenon is originated by elevated blood vessel density or by reactive hyperemia. Laser Doppler flow was studied in 35...
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