Determinants of stemness that underlie high risk or relapse disease
There’s an analogy that Dr. John Dick likes to use to describe cancer. For him, cancer is like a weed, with the tumour being the leafy part that sits above ground. The roots, on the other hand, are the cells that initiate and sustain a cancer’s growth.
“Like a weed, cancer can only be killed if the root is removed entirely,” says Dr. Dick, a senior scientist at Toronto&rsqu...