Big news this week about research which may confirm that cancer stem cells exist.

Here are several links to major media coverage of the story.  Click-on the headline links below to read all about it…


Why do cancers sometimes recur? Mouse studies support idea of hidden ‘seeds’ for tumor growth


Cancer Stem Cells Can Fuel Tumor Growth


Cancer: Resolving the stem-cell debate

“So what?” you might ask? 

Well, common sense tells us that if such cells exist, if you can kill those you kill the tumor/cancer.  Hopefully this is a big-time research break-through that helps scientists find ways to target these cells with immunotherapy.

Good luck research guys and gals!  Feel good and keep smiling!  Pat

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