VEGF, PF4 and PDGF are elevated in platelets of colorectal cancer patients

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Platelets sequester angiogenesis regulatory proteins which suggests an avenue for developing biomarkers to monitor disease. We describe a comparison of angiogenesis regulatory proteins found in platelets of colorectal cancer patients and normal controls. Platelet and plasma content of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), basic fibroblast growth factor… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10456-012-9259-z

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