Angiogenesis and tumor metastasis.

@article{Zetter1998AngiogenesisAT,
  title={Angiogenesis and tumor metastasis.},
  author={Bruce R Zetter},
  journal={Annual review of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={49},
  pages={
          407-24
        }
}
  • B. Zetter
  • Published 1998
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of medicine
Angiogenesis, the recruitment of new blood vessels, is an essential component of the metastatic pathway. These vessels provide the principal route by which tumor cells exit the primary tumor site and enter the circulation. For many tumors, the vascular density can provide a prognostic indicator of metastatic potential, with the highly vascular primary tumors having a higher incidence of metastasis than poorly vascular tumors. Tumor angiogenesis is regulated by the production of angiogenic… 

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