Melanoma stem cells

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2/19/2011 5:00am
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It seems that melanoma stem cells are one reason why current treatments have limited success once metastasis has taken place. Although there is still much work to do, some promising research has been taking place. Here is an article that makes interesting reading:

New Therapies Offer Insight Into Battling Deadly Melanomas 

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/family-health/cancer/articles/2011/01/31/new-therapies-offer-insight-into-battling-deadly-melanomas

 

Frank

I urge everyone to thoroughly educate themselves about melanoma. No part of this post should be considered to constitute any form of medical advice. Please consult a competent oncologist. (I think that prayer can help in ways that we don't always expect).