New target for the fight against cancer as a result of excessive blood vessel formation

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New blood vessel formation (angiogenesis) stimulates the growth of cancer and other diseases. Anti-angiogenic inhibitors slow down cancer growth by disrupting the blood supply to the tumor. To date, the success of these treatments is limited by resistance, poor efficiency and harmful side effects. Scientists reported that sugar metabolism (a process that we call glycolysis) also plays an essential role in the formation of new blood vessels.