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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Cancer Stem Cells May Not Be the Supervillains We Thought

The controversial idea that all tumors are created by cancer stem cells received a setback Wednesday.

The theory holds that a tiny percentage of cancer cells — perhaps one in a million or one in 10,000 — are responsible for creating tumors. Like evil relatives of standard organ-forming stem cells, cancer stem cells build tumors. It's an appealing idea because it provides a new, well defined target for treatment.

But a new study casts doubt on the idea that only a few cancer cells are able to generate tumors. By tweaking the experimental design other cancer researchers had been using — the new study used a different type of mice — a highly-respected stem cell oncologist found that as many as 25 percent of melanoma cells were capable of reproducing.

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