The discovery of tumor angiogenesis factors: A historical overview

Domenico Ribatti

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Starting with the hypothesis formulated by Judah Folkman that tumor growth is angiogenesis-dependent, this area of research has a solid scientific foundation, and inhibition of angiogenesis is a major area of therapeutic development for the treatment of cancer. This chapter offers an account of the most relevant discoveries in this field of biomedical research.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)10643745


  • Angiogenesis
  • Anti-angiogenesis
  • History of medicine
  • Tumor growth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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