Cancer vs Antiangiogenic – What’s the difference?

Cancer vs Antiangiogenic - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cancer and antiangiogenic is that cancer is (medicine|oncology|disease) a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation while antiangiogenic is any drug of this kind. As an adjective antiangiogenic is that inhibits angiogenesis (especially when used to combat cancer).



(en noun)

  • (medicine, oncology, disease) A disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled (and often rapid) proliferation.
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  • (figuratively) Something which spreads within something else, damaging the latter.
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    * (disease) growth, malignancy, neoplasia
    * (something which spreads) lichen


    * tumor
    * leukaemia, leukemia

    Derived terms

    (types of cancer)
    * bowel cancer
    * breast cancer
    * colon cancer
    * leukemia
    * testicular cancer
    * lung cancer
    * prostate cancer
    * ovarian cancer
    * skin cancer
    * cervical cancer

    See also

    * malignant





    Alternative forms

    * anti-angiogenic


    (wikipedia antiangiogenic)
    (en adjective)

  • That inhibits angiogenesis (especially when used to combat cancer).
  • Antonyms

    * proangiogenic


    (en noun)

  • Any drug of this kind.