Angiogenesis in pre-malignant conditions.

  title={Angiogenesis in pre-malignant conditions.},
  author={Marius Raica and Anca Maria C{\^i}mpean and Domenico Ribatti},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  volume={45 11},
Angiogenesis is an essential process involved in the normal growth and differentiation. In its defective and excessive form, angiogenesis is a crucial event in the progression of many human diseases. Excessive angiogenesis was largely investigated in psoriasis, arthritis, diabetic retinopathy and malignant tumours. Soon after the discovery of angiogenic factors and their inhibitors, the angiogenesis jumped from the experimental studies to clinical application. Tumour-associated angiogenesis is… CONTINUE READING