NGR-TNF

Definition / meaning of NGR-TNF

A substance being studied in the treatment of cancer. It is made by linking tumor necrosis factor (TNF) to a peptide. The peptide binds to tumor blood vessels, and TNF damages them. It is a type of biological response modifier. Also called tumor vasculature

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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