Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 13th, 2004
According to published research from Germany, "tumor growth and metastasis in breast cancer are correlated to neoangiogenesis, which became a potential candidate as a prognostic factor in this tumor type. Several studies have used immunohistochemical staining to count microvessel density as a marker of neoangiogenesis. This hospital-based retrospective pilot study measured vascularization of early breast cancer by Doppler ultrasound and determined its value as a prognostic factor of overall survival in 147 women.
"The number of tumor related arteries were detected by...
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