Blockade of vascular endothelial growth factor. Definition

Medical Definition: Blockade of vascular endothelial growth factor

A substance being studied in the treatment of various cancers. The blocker of vascular endothelial growth factor prevents 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 aflibercept and blocking VEGF.

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