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Erratum to: The role of tumor-associated macrophages in tumor vascularization

  • Chunqing Guo1,
  • Annicole Buranych1,
  • Devanand Sarkar1, 2, 3,
  • Paul B Fisher1, 2, 3 and
  • Xiang-Yang Wang1, 2, 3Email author
Vascular Cell20146:2

Received: 27 January 2014

Accepted: 31 January 2014

Published: 10 February 2014

The original article was published in Vascular Cell 2013 5:20


Following publication of this article [1] it came to our attention that we neglected to acknowledge the inspiration for our review provided by earlier critical reviews in this area by Michele De Palma and colleagues [2,3]. We sincerely apologize for this oversight.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Human & Molecular Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
VCU Institute of Molecular Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
VCU Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine


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