Role of stem cells in cancer therapy and cancer stem cells: a review

@article{Sagar2006RoleOS,
  title={Role of stem cells in cancer therapy and cancer stem cells: a review},
  author={Jayesh Sagar and Boussad Chaib and Kevin M. Sales and Marc C. Winslet and Alexander M. Seifalian},
  journal={Cancer Cell International},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
For over 30 years, stem cells have been used in the replenishment of blood and immune systems damaged by the cancer cells or during treatment of cancer by chemotherapy or radiotherapy. Apart from their use in the immuno-reconstitution, the stem cells have been reported to contribute in the tissue regeneration and as delivery vehicles in the cancer treatments. The recent concept of 'cancer stem cells' has directed scientific communities towards a different wide new area of research field and… CONTINUE READING
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