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Topic: Cancer Stem Cells: Impact on Treatment

A special issue of Journal of Cancer Metastasis and Treatment

ISSN 2454-2857 (Online), ISSN 2394-4722 (Print)

Submission deadline: 17 Jun 2016

Guest Editor(s)

  • Dr. Ira-Ida Skvortsova
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria.

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Special Issue Introduction

It is generally believed that the small population of the intratumoral carcinoma stem cells (CSCs) is responsible for poor clinical outcome, because CSCs are considered as a reason for the tumor heterogeneity, diminished sensitivity to chemo- and radiotherapy and enhanced abilities for metastatic spread. Investigation of the biological properties of CSCs is a hot topic in cancer research. In order to know more about CSC behavior, it is necessary to possess the CSC-specific molecular patterns distinguishing CSCs from non-CSCs.


Cancer stem cells, treatment resistance, intracellular signaling, CSC markers, CSC phenotype

Submission Deadline

17 Jun 2016

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