Novel Genetic Pathway Responsible for Triggering Vascular Growth Discovered, University of Massachusetts Medical School Study
4/5/2010 7:48:45 AM
ScienceDaily (Apr. 5, 2010) — Most solid cancers can't grow beyond a limited size without an adequate blood supply and supporting vascular network. Because of this, cancer researchers have sought to understand how a tumor's vascular network develops -- and, more importantly, how to prevent it from developing: If the vascular network never develops, the theory goes, the tumor cannot grow.