Published in Women's Health Weekly, March 29th, 2001
Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, increases the risk for tumor metastasis and recurrence in breast cancer patients. Researchers have developed a rating system that quantifies tumor vessel growth in breast cancer tumors. The data from that system significantly correlate angiogenesis with recurrent breast cancer and metastasis after lengthy periods of tumor dormancy.
"We determined the...
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