Stem cells and the origin and propagation of brain tumors.

@article{Emmenegger2008StemCA,
  title={Stem cells and the origin and propagation of brain tumors.},
  author={Brian Andrew Emmenegger and Robert J Wechsler-Reya},
  journal={Journal of child neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={1172-8}
}
In recent years there has been a flood of interest in the relationship between brain tumors and stem cells. Some investigators have focused on the sensitivity of normal stem cells to transformation, others have described phenotypic or functional similarities between tumor cells and stem cells, and still others have suggested that tumors contain a… CONTINUE READING