National Comprehensive Cancer Network: Arresting Stem Cells May Trump Tumor Shrinkage in Rating Cancer Treatments, Researcher Says

HOLLYWOOD, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Failure to recognize the role of stem cells in metastasis may have led cancer researchers up “blind alleys” in countless clinical trials, said Max S. Wicha, M.D., founding director and distinguished professor of internal medicine at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, speaking at the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s 12th Annual Conference.

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