Science Daily - Dr. Carlos Cordon-Cardo: "Chemotherapy-Resistant Cancer Stem Cell Could Be 'Achilles' Heel' of Cancer"

 – September 10, 2012  –– 

Scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered a subpopulation of cells that display cancer stem cell properties and resistance to chemotherapy, and participate in tumor progression. This breakthrough could lead to the development of new tests for early cancer diagnosis, prognostic tests, and innovative therapeutic strategies, as reported in Cancer Cell. Learn more