Cancer stem cells are often referred to as the root of cancer as they drive tumour growth and are resistant to traditional anti-cancer therapies. By using a colon cancer model, targeting the cancer stem cells with aptamers can efficiently kill these cells and prevent tumours from regrowing.
Field of Research
111204 - Cancer Therapy (excl. Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy) 50% 100709 - Nanomedicine 25% 111209 - Solid Tumours 25%
Socio Economic Objective
920102 - Cancer and Related Disorders 80% 970111 - Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences 20%
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xi, 172m pages : illustrations, tables, figures, some coloured
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