Antiangiogenic Agents in Cancer Therapy

Antiangiogenic Agents in Cancer Therapy

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Describes current understanding of tumor growth and its dependence on vascular development as well as the present status of antiangiogenic agents in preclinical and clinical development and what is know about the mechanisms by which these molecules interfere with tumor vascular growth. Twenty-five contributions review what has been accomplished in the area of angiogenesis, where experimental therapeutics of antiangiogenic agents is going, and the continuing evolution of the means and methods of cancer treatment and new drug development. Some example topics are fibroblast growth factors in tumor progression and angiogenesis, dietary and nutritional modulation of tumor angiogenesis, and potentiation of cytotoxic cancer therapies by antiangiogenic agents. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, c1999
ISBN: 9780896036413
Characteristics: xi, 450 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Teicher, Beverly A. 1952-


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