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A new kind of cells known as cancer stem cells (CSCs) is making their presence among the different types of cancer cells. Endowed with the properties of self-renewal and differentiation, they abet the development, growth, metastasis and heterogeneity of cancer cells. Increasingly making their presence by way of resisting the action of chemo and radiotherapy, they are proving havoc in the management of cancer. Great amount of work is going on to deal with them.


Cancer stem cells division source targeting resistance therapy chemotherapy

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Manishika Sharma, Chhavi Singla, Jaswinder K.Bajwa, & Kumud Uniyal. (2011). Cancer stem cells or aberrant stem cells: The targetable target of cancer. International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2(2), 137-146. Retrieved from