Greg Foltz, MD, Director, Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment, Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA, discusses tumor initiating cells.

References and Resources
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Ogden AT, Waziri AE, Lochhead RA, et al. Identification of A2B5+CD133- tumor-initiating cells in adult human gliomas. Neurosurgery. 2008 Feb;62(2):505-14.

Rapp UR, Ceteci F, Schreck R. Oncogene-induced plasticity and cancer stem cells. Cell Cycle. 2008 Jan;7(1):45-51.

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