Neural stem cells--a promising potential therapy for brain tumors.

  title={Neural stem cells--a promising potential therapy for brain tumors.},
  author={Irvin Dwain and Yuan Xiangpeng and Zhaohui Zeng and Tunici Patricia and S YuJoh},
  journal={Current stem cell research & therapy},
  volume={1 1},
Brain tumors can be highly aggressive and debilitating for many patients and lead to an untimely death in just a few months. Unfortunately, due to the location of many brain tumors, therapy with ionizing radiation, chemotherapeutic agents and/or surgery has limited rewards. In addition, the probability of totally removing highly infiltrative tumors, particularly gliomas, is extremely low and rarely provides a cure. The need for directed targeting and ablation of tumors with minimal damage to… CONTINUE READING


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