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Angiogenesis Inhibitor

Glossary

angiogenesis inhibitor

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

Last updated: 2014-08-11

Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)