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SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS AND TUMOR ANGIOGENESIS ...

... Promoters of Angiogenesis: Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) and
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) ▪Key factors contributing to angiogenesis and ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@behavioralresearchcenter/documents/document/acspc-036209.pdf

Your Support Makes a Difference: Prostate Cancer

... cancer, we know that these cancers produce a product called vascular
endothelial growth factor (more commonly known as VEGF), which cancer ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2005/11/02/your-support-makes-a-difference-prostate-cancer.aspx

Cetuximab In Lung Cancer: A Small Step Forward

... NSCLC. However, bevacizumab focuses on a different target, called
vascular endothelial growth factor or VEGF. This target ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2008/06/01/cetuximab-in-lung-cancer-a-small-step-forward.aspx

Targeted therapies for non-small cell lung cancer

... immune system protein). It targets vascular endothelial growth factor
(VEGF), a protein that helps new blood vessels to form. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-treating-targeted-therapies

How does targeted therapy work? | The American Cancer ...

... these drugs work by blocking vascular endothelial (vas-ku ... end-oh-THEE-lee-
al) growth factor, also called ... a family of protein growth factors made by ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/targetedtherapy/targeted-therapy-how-work

Cancer Glossary

... See also seminal vesicles, sperm, testicles. vascular endothelial growth
factor or VEGF Search [vas-ku-lur en-doe-THEE-lee-uhl]. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=v

Targeted therapies for colorectal cancer

... Bevacizumab (Avastin ® ) and ziv-aflibercept (Zaltrap ® ) are drugs used for
colon cancer that target vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/colonandrectumcancer/detailedguide/colorectal-cancer-treating-targeted-therapy

Avastin Approved for Kidney Cancer

... of new blood vessels. It blocks vascular endothelial growth factor
(VEGF), a protein that stimulates blood vessel growth. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/avastin-approved-for-kidney-cancer

Timeline of Accomplishments of ACS-Supported Researchers ...

... honored "for their discoveries of growth factors." • 1986 -- ACS ... antibody directed
against the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) was former ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/timelineofaccomplishmentspdf.pdf

Bevacizumab

... Bevacizumab attaches to a protein called vascular endothelial growth factor
(VEGF), which is required by the body to grow blood vessels. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/guidetocancerdrugs/bevacizumab