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Fox Chase Cancer Center Study Links Oxygen Levels And Angiogenesis In Prostate Cancer

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A new study demonstrates a significant association between a lack of oxygen in prostate cancer cells and the increased expression of the angiogenesis marker, endothelial growth factor or VEGF. The lack of oxygen, called hypoxia, in tumor cells has been shown to correlate, not only with poor response to radiotherapy, but also to tumor aggressiveness.

PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2000) -- A new study demonstrates a significant association between a lack of oxygen in prostate cancer cells and the increased expression of the angiogenesis marker, endothelial growth factor or VEGF. The Fox Chase Cancer Center study was presented at the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Annual Meeting in Boston, Mass. on October 23 at 10:45 a.m.


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