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  • Posted: 01/28/2005
  • Reviewed: 09/01/2006

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Metastasis Requires Angiogenesis

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Cancer researchers studying the conditions necessary for cancer metastasis have discovered that one of the critical events required is the growth of a new network of blood vessels. This process of forming new blood vessels is called angiogenesis.

Metastasis Requires Angiogenesis