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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

antiangiogenesis agent  listen  (AN-tee-AN-jee-oh-JEH-neh-sis AY-jent)

  A drug or substance that keeps new blood vessels from forming. In cancer treatment, antiangiogenesis agents may prevent the growth of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. Also called angiogenesis inhibitor.

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