5. Evidence for Cancer Stem Cells in Retinoblastoma

  1. Sharmila Bapat
  1. Gail M. Seigel

Published Online: 11 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470391594.ch5

Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets

Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets

How to Cite

Seigel, G. M. (2008) Evidence for Cancer Stem Cells in Retinoblastoma, in Cancer Stem Cells: Identification and Targets (ed S. Bapat), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470391594.ch5

Editor Information

  1. National Centre for Cell Science, Ganeshkhind, Pune, India

Author Information

  1. Ross Eye Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470122013

Online ISBN: 9780470391594

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Keywords:

  • retinoblastoma and cancer stem cells;
  • cancer stem cell precedents;
  • putative RB CSCs isolation and tumorigenicity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Elusive Origins of Retinoblastoma

  • Sources of Retinoblastoma Cells for Study

  • Precedent for Cancer Stem Cells

  • Side Populations in Retinoblastoma

  • Immunoreactivity to Stem Cell Markers in Retinoblastoma

  • Conclusions and Future Perspectives

  • References