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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: RPI.4610

A substance that is being studied in the treatment of kidney cancer. It may prevent the growth of blood vessels from surrounding tissue to the tumor. It belongs to the families of drugs called VEGF receptor and angiogenesis inhibitors. Also called Angiozyme.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.