"Cancer stem cells"-lessons from Hercules to fight the Hydra.

@article{Moltzahn2008CancerSC,
  title={"Cancer stem cells"-lessons from Hercules to fight the Hydra.},
  author={Felix Roman Moltzahn and Jens-Peter Volkmer and Daniel Rottke and R. Ackermann},
  journal={Urologic oncology},
  year={2008},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={581-9}
}
Following the initial identification of hematopoietic tumor stem cells, such cells were also found in several solid tumor types. In urology, cancer stem cells have only been found in prostate tumors so far. The concept and detection of tumor stem cells rely heavily on findings derived from stem cell research. Therefore, in addition to identifying and characterizing urologic tumor stem cells, research in uro-oncology should also aim at better understanding the stem-cell biology of urologic… CONTINUE READING

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