Brain tumor stem cells from an adenoid glioblastoma multiforme.

Brain tumors may arise from and contain cancer stem cells (CSCs) capable of self-renewal, proliferation, and differentiation that recapitulate the parent tumor. These CSCs are thought to be important in gliomagenesis. Detection of CSCs invading the adjacent brain regions is important for the diagnosis and effective treatment of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM… CONTINUE READING