Cancer Stem Cells

There has been a lot of journal articles now that have mentioned the role of cancer stem cells in the recurrence and sometimes resistance of cancer cells to chemotherapy. Simply put, even if all the cancer cells are killed by chemo or radiotherapy, the cancer stem cells may still be intact and can cause recurrence of the cancer.
So in my humble opinion, I think that more research be done on these stem cells if in fact we want to get rid of this disease that will become the number 1 cause of mortality world-wide in the next few years

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