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Aug 12, 2014

Cancer Stem Cells: An Elusive Target

Find out more about this amorphous field.

Cancer Stem Cells: An Elusive Target

There is much controversy in the field as to CSCs’ surface phenotype, intracellular pathways, and role in metastatic progression. [Sebastian Kaulitzki - Fotolia.com]

  • The focus of this GEN Market & Tech Analysis report is to frame the challenging space of cancer stem cells (CSC).

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    • Even though CSCs may ...

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Scientifically Studying Ecstasy

MDMA (commonly known as the empathogen “ecstasy”) is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, which is reserved for compounds with no accepted medical use and a high abuse potential. Two researchers from Stanford, however, call for a rigorous scientific exploration of MDMA's effects to identify precisely how the drug works, the data from which could be used to develop therapeutic compounds.

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