Potential Cancer Targets: Two Proteins Pivotal to Maintaining Cancer Stem Cells

News   Jan 25, 2018 | Original story from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center

 
Potential Cancer Targets: Two Proteins Pivotal to Maintaining Cancer Stem Cells

Two proteins appear to work individually and together to feed a small pool of stem cells that help bladder cancer resist chemotherapy. Credit: Cancer Research

 
 
 

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