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VEGF is a substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor.
SU11248 drug show promise against neuroendocrine tumors-stubborn cancers that respond poorly to chemotherapy

SU11248 drug show promise against neuroendocrine tumors-stubborn cancers that respond poorly to chemotherapy

Bevacizumab (Avastin) combined with low-dose chemotherapy slows ovarian cancer

Bevacizumab (Avastin) combined with low-dose chemotherapy slows ovarian cancer

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

Bevacizumab plus chemo extends survival beyond one year for large group of advanced lung cancer patients

New anticancer drug SU11248 shows continued response for patients with late-stage kidney cancer

New anticancer drug SU11248 shows continued response for patients with late-stage kidney cancer

Research offers new molecular approaches to therapies for the most deadly cancers

Research offers new molecular approaches to therapies for the most deadly cancers

Promising new molecular targets and treatment approaches for some of the most malignant brain tumors

Promising new molecular targets and treatment approaches for some of the most malignant brain tumors

Angiogenesis : Blocking tumor growth and treating infarction - a new target

Angiogenesis : Blocking tumor growth and treating infarction - a new target

Gene therapy shows effect in heart patients

Gene therapy shows effect in heart patients

Discovery of gene STAT6(B) may lead to new treatments for inflammatory diseases

Discovery of gene STAT6(B) may lead to new treatments for inflammatory diseases

Study suggests combination therapy could stop spread, halt growth of melanomas

Study suggests combination therapy could stop spread, halt growth of melanomas

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Drug combo gives lung cancer patients longer life

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Bevacizumab (Avastin) in combination with standard chemotherapy helps advanced lung cancer sufferers

Substances in the urine of pregnant women could serve as a screening/diagnostic tool for preeclampsia

Substances in the urine of pregnant women could serve as a screening/diagnostic tool for preeclampsia

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

New cancer drug Avastin keeps cancer under control

Genzyme begins gene transfer trial for peripheral arterial disease

Genzyme begins gene transfer trial for peripheral arterial disease

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Angiogenesis inhibitor molecules defend against the development and spread of cancer

Gene therapy for heart patients with chest pains who do not benefit from other treatments

Gene therapy for heart patients with chest pains who do not benefit from other treatments

Research leads to new antiangiogenic drugs

Research leads to new antiangiogenic drugs

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

Avastin available across Europe within the next few weeks

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer

Evaluation of BAY 43-9006 (Sorafenib) for pancreatic cancer