Some stem cells can trigger tumors

| | June 7, 2012
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Stem cells often used in reconstructive surgery following mastectomies and other cancer-removal treatments may pose a danger: Cornell biomedical scientists have discovered that these cells, in contact with even trace amounts of cancer cells, can create a microenvironment suitable for more tumors to grow.

View the original article here: Some stem cells can trigger tumors – Medical Xpress

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