The role of stem and circulating cells in cancer metastasis
Article first published online: 7 APR 2011
Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Journal of Surgical Oncology
Special Issue: The Pivotal Role of the Lymphovascular System in Cancer Metastasis
Volume 103, Issue 6, pages 555–557, 1 May 2011
How to Cite
Ghadially, R. (2011), The role of stem and circulating cells in cancer metastasis. J. Surg. Oncol., 103: 555–557. doi: 10.1002/jso.21807
- Issue published online: 7 APR 2011
- Article first published online: 7 APR 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 8 OCT 2010
- Manuscript Received: 2 OCT 2010
- cancer stem cell
While many solid tumors have been reported to contain stem cell-like cells termed cancer stem cells, the case for a melanoma stem cell has been debated over the last few years. Herein, we summarize current knowledge of melanoma-initiating cells and provide an update on recently gained knowledge regarding cancer stem cells and melanoma. J. Surg. Oncol. 2011;103:555–557. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.