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Study could find ways to block cancer growth

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Kathy Keatley Garvey From: Newly published UC Davis research characterizing specific mechanisms involved in blocking angiogenesis, or the formation new blood vessels, has the potential to block cancer growth and target other diseases, researchers said. Earlier research by the Judah Folkman laboratory of Harvard Medical School showed that cutting off blood vessels that feed a cancerous tumor can …