STAT3 Gene Regulates Cancer Stem Cells In Brain Cancer

Wednesday, August 12, 2009 - 03:28 in Health & Medicine

Researchers find that the STAT3 gene regulates the growth of cancer stem cells in the brain cancer Glioblastoma multiforme. This evidence is consistent with the controversial theory that a minority of cells within a tumor -- cancer stem cells -- are essential for tumor growth.

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