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Angiogenesis and cancer

Neovasculature development is a crucial step in solid tumor growth and targeting tumor angiogenesis is a way to fight cancer. Several collagen-derived anti-angiogenic factors (CDAF) that are released upon matrix breakdown have been characterized with proven benefits in cancer cure.