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Unformatted text preview: ! Angiogenesis x Angio = x Genesis = x Angiogenesis : Process by which a blood supply is grown specifically for the tumor . Anti-Angiogenic Drugs x The Primary Focus of new Cancer Treatments is Limiting / Reversing Angiogenesis. x Tumor size is limited by Blood Supply : Cut off Blood Supply -Kill / Limit Tumor. Lung . x Lethal : only 13% / 5 year survival rate. Breast x Breast Cancer ? 44,000 Deaths / year ! Mammogram Normal Abnormal Prostate x Prostate Cancer ? 41,000 Deaths / year ! Melanoma A : B : C : x Melanoma 8,000 Deaths / year !...
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