Fantastic Voyage into Angiogenesis
April 17, 2009 12:36 PM Subscribe
posted by monospace (35 comments total)
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is critical for tumors to grow beyond a few millimeters, and for cancer to metastasize to other parts of the body. Cancer cells use the blood vessels as conduits to other areas of the body, where a single cell can set up camp and begin forming a new tumor. Stop angiogenesis, and you stop cancer.
I'm no scientist, but I think the Flash presentation at the second link is simply too stunning to pass up.