Published in Hepatitis Weekly, July 24th, 2006
Study 1: Liver cancer recurrence after resection correlates with angiogenic factors.
According to a study from Japan, "Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a hypervascular tumor and angiogenesis plays an important role in its progression. Angiogenesis is regulated by a balance between pro- and antiangiogenic molecules."
"The aim of this study was to investigate the expressions of angiogenic factors and elucidate their roles in angiogenesis in HCC. We investigated immunohistochemical expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF),...
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