TITLE

Could the Difference Between Normal and Malignant Stem Cells Eradicate Cancer?

AUTHOR(S)
Ivanovic, Zoran
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Scripta Medica;Oct2013, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors discuss the role of normal stem cells in the eradication of cancer. They consider cellular therapy as a real medical revolution prompted by stem cell research in the 21st century. They describe the commonality between normal and cancer stem cells based on the findings of stem cell research.
ACCESSION #
90578889

 

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