Aflibercept. Definition

Medical Definition: Aflibercept

A substance being studied in the treatment of various cancers. Aflibercept blocks the action of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and may prevent the formation of new blood vessels that tumors need to grow. It is a type of antiangiogenesis agent. Also called VEGF blocker and blockade of vascular endothelial growth factor.

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