Gene Disease Score gda Association Type Original DB Sentence supporting the association PMID PMID Year
Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE These data indicate that VEGF is a commonly expressed angiogenic factor in human colorectal cancer metastases, that VEGF receptors are up-regulated as a concomitant of hepatic tumorigenesis, and that modulation of VEGF gene expression or activity may represent a potentially effective antineoplastic therapy in colorectal cancer. 7535799

1995

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE Elevated expression of VEGF mRNA was found in all primary tumors and metastases, especially at the margins of tumor acini. 7707437

1995

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE VPF may be an important mediator of ascites formation and tumor metastasis observed in neoplastic conditions of the ovary. 8261452

1994

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Considerable evidence is gathering for the involvement of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the vascularization and growth of primary tumours as well as in the formation of metastases. 8527839

1996

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Recent studies demonstrated a key role for VEGF in tumor neovascularization, which is a prerequisite for tumor proliferation and metastasis. 8589021

1996

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Although the incidence of lung metastasis was similar in all lines, the number of metastases per affected lung was significantly increased in mice carrying VPF-transfectant tumors. 8644861

1996

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE The intensity of staining for PD-ECGF in infiltrating cells correlated with vessel counts (Spearman's rank correlation coefficient (R) = .29; P = .004), but did not correlate with the intensity of VEGF staining (R = .176, P = .086) or metastasis (Mann-Whitney U test, P = .253). 8757194

1996

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Thus, the vascular endothelial growth factor-signaling system seems to be an appropriate target for inhibition of tumor angiogenesis and metastasis formation. 8806195

1996

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE This is the first report that progestins regulate VEGF expression in human breast cancer cells and raises the possibility that increased angiogenesis in response to endogenous progesterone or its therapeutically used analogues may play a role in cell growth or metastasis in a subset of human breast tumors. 9458078

1998

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE Significance of vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA expression in invasion and metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma. 9646228

1998

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Vascular endothelial growth factor-induced tumor angiogenesis and tumorigenicity in relation to metastasis in a HT1080 human fibrosarcoma cell model. 10048976

1999

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Vascular endothelial growth factor is a marker of tumor invasion and metastasis in squamous cell carcinomas of the head and neck. 10213212

1999

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE It was also found that increasing TF expression in human melanoma cells does not increase expression of vascular endothelial growth factor or promote growth and vascularization of tumors derived from the melanoma cells, suggesting that TF acts by a mechanism other than angiogenesis to promote metastasis. 10456459

1999

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Implication of vascular endothelial growth factor in the development and metastasis of human cancers. 10457902

1999

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE The basic carcinogenic processes are: (1) constitutive prostaglandin biosynthesis and formation of mutagenic oxygen and nitrogen free radicals responsible for tumor initiation; (2) PGE-2-induced expression of aromatase and constitutive estrogen biosynthesis which sustains mitogenesis and tumor promotion; and (3) PGE-2-induced expression of vascular endothelial growth factor which stimulates angiogenesis and tumor metastasis. 10465664

1999

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE Concerning the functional significance of VEGF receptor expression, VEGF treatment of VEGFR-1-expressing tumor cells induced the inhibition of cell proliferation by 25 to 55% and the inhibition of tumor cell migration by 29 to 55%. 10616207

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 GeneticVariation BEFREE Its expression in sarcoma cells was reported to up-regulate the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) gene and thereby enhance tumor angiogenesis, which is essential to tumor metastasis. 10640960

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Both platelet-derived endothelial cell growth factor (PD-ECGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) are known to promote the development of new blood vessels, which are fundamental to tumor growth and metastasis. 10641751

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE This study was designed to more directly establish the role of VEGF in the growth and metastasis of human colon cancer using a genetically engineered cancer cell line. 10690548

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE Because the crucial role of angiogenesis has been demonstrated in tumor growth and metastasis, the present study was undertaken to characterize the relative expression of vascular endothelial growth factors VEGF (vascular endothelial growth factor), VEGF-B, VEGF-C, and their receptors KDR (kinase insert domain-containing receptor), FLT-1 (fms-like tyrosine kinase), and FLT-4 in human colonic cancers, in relation to the Astler-Coller pathological classification, and to prognosis. 10738243

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Serum vascular endothelial growth factor is a predictor of invasion and metastasis in hepatocellular carcinoma. 10746978

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is a potent angiogenic factor that has a strong association with growth and metastasis of various cancers. 10772888

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 Biomarker BEFREE Arginine-rich anti-vascular endothelial growth factor peptides inhibit tumor growth and metastasis by blocking angiogenesis. 10788475

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 GeneticVariation BEFREE Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), the most potent angiogenic factor identified to date, is associated with growth and metastasis of solid tumours, including melanoma. 10805219

2000

Entrez Id: 7422
Gene Symbol: VEGFA
VEGFA
CUI: C0027627
Disease: Neoplasm Metastasis
Neoplasm Metastasis
0.400 AlteredExpression BEFREE Taken together, these data represent the first demonstration that synthetic ribozymes targeting VEGF receptor mRNA reduced the growth and metastasis of solid tumors in vivo. 10815937

2000