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Angiogenesis is important in cancer.

Occasionally, one is pimped on what factors are involved in angiogenesis.

Factors in angiogenesis

A short selection of factors is:[1]

  • FGF, VEGF, PDGF, ang1 ang2.


  1. Mitchell, Richard; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Abbas, Abul K.; Aster, Jon (2011). Pocket Companion to Robbins & Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (8th ed.). Elsevier Saunders. pp. 61. ISBN 978-1416054542.