Anti Angiogenesis Therapy
Angiogenesis means the development of new blood vessels.
Many cancers are able to stimulate angiogenesis causing new blood vessels to form which supply energy and nutrition to the growing tumour. Anti-angiogenesis therapies work to stop the development of new blood vessels and destroy existing abnormal vessels surrounding tumours.
The goal is to cut off the fuel supply to growing tumours, causing tumour cell death. Anti-angiogenesis therapies are currently under investigation in the therapy of lymphoma.
Anti Angiogenesis Therapy: Visual Overview
Diagram highlighting the pathways of Anti Angiogenesis therapy.