Body’s own gene editing system generates leukemia stem cells

Posted by on June 9, 2016 5:44 pm
Categories: health

Cancer stem cells are like zombies — even after a tumor is destroyed, they can keep coming back. These cells have an unlimited capacity to regenerate themselves, making more cancer stem cells and more tumors. Researchers have now unraveled how pre-leukemic white blood cell precursors become leukemia stem cells.

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