NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,847 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- vascular endothelial growth factor
- listen (VAS-kyoo-ler EN-doh-THEE-lee-ul grothe FAK-ter)
- A substance made by cells that stimulates new blood vessel formation. Also called VEGF.