Training stem cells for treatment of malignant brain tumors.

  title={Training stem cells for treatment of malignant brain tumors.},
  author={Shengwen Li and Mustafa H. Kabeer and Long T. Vu and Vic P Keschrumrus and Hong Zhen Yin and Brent A. Dethlefs and Jiang F Zhong and John H Weiss and William Gunter Loudon},
  journal={World journal of stem cells},
  volume={6 4},
The treatment of malignant brain tumors remains a challenge. Stem cell technology has been applied in the treatment of brain tumors largely because of the ability of some stem cells to infiltrate into regions within the brain where tumor cells migrate as shown in preclinical studies. However, not all of these efforts can translate in the effective treatment that improves the quality of life for patients. Here, we perform a literature review to identify the problems in the field. Given the lack… CONTINUE READING