8. Looking into Cancer's Cradle: Cancer Stem Cells

  1. Lawrence S.B. Goldstein PhD and
  2. Meg Schneider

Published Online: 10 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch8

Stem Cells for Dummies®

Stem Cells for Dummies®

How to Cite

Goldstein, L. S.B. and Schneider, M. (2010) Looking into Cancer's Cradle: Cancer Stem Cells, in Stem Cells for Dummies®, Wiley Publishing, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269244.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470259283

Online ISBN: 9781118269244

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Keywords:

  • stem cells;
  • mortality rates;
  • environmental factors;
  • genetic changes;
  • radical mastectomy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Battling the Age-Old War on Cancer

  • Understanding What Cancer Is

  • Exploring the Idea of Cancer Stem Cells

  • Connecting Cancer, Stem Cells, and Possible Therapies