Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cancer Stem Cells as a Predictive Factor in Radiotherapy

by Dr. Alfredo Hane Jr.

Cancer stem cells (CSC) have the extraordinary ability to increase the chance of tumour recurrences if they survive treatment. In breast cancer, the risk increases by as much as 30 times, according to UCLA scientists.Because the intrinsic radio-resistance of cancer stem cells appears to be much higher than that of non-CSCs, cancer stem cells become […]