Cancer Stem Cells

Novel Concepts and Prospects for Tumor Therapy

  • Editors
  • O.D. Wiestler
  • B. Haendler
  • D. Mumberg
Conference proceedings

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-70853-7

Part of the Springer Series on Biofilms book series (SCHERING FOUND, volume 2006/5)

Table of contents (14 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Niche for Normal and Cancer Stem Cells
    S.-I. Nishikawa, M. Osawa
    Pages 1-12
  3. Wnt Signaling in Stem Cells and Lung Cancer
    B. He, D. M. Jablons
    Pages 27-58
  4. Strategies to Induce Nuclear Reprogramming
    S. Eminli, R. Jaenisch, K. Hochedlinger
    Pages 83-98
  5. Bone Marrow Niche and Leukemia
    A. D. Ho, W. Wagner
    Pages 125-139
  6. Breast Stem Cells and Cancer
    G. Farnie, R. B. Clarke
    Pages 141-154
  7. Prostate Cancer Stem Cells: A Target for New Therapies
    N. J. Maitland, S. D. Bryce, M. J. Stower, A. T. Collins
    Pages 155-179
  8. Strategies to Eliminate Cancer Stem Cells
    R. J. Jones
    Pages 219-230
  9. DNA Repair in Stem Cell Maintenance and Conversion to Cancer Stem Cells
    S. L. Gerson, J. Reese, J. Kenyon
    Pages 231-244
  10. Tumorigenic Epithelial Stem Cells and Their Normal Counterparts
    V. S. Donnenberg, J. D. Luketich, R. J. Landreneau, J. A. DeLoia, P. Basse, A. D. Donnenberg
    Pages 245-263
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 265-265

About these proceedings


This book describes the recent developments in the emerging field of cancer stem cells. Their possible impact for the identification of novel treatment paradigms for cancer are discussed. The book will mainly be of interest to scientists and clinicians involved in cancer research, or to students wishing to enter into this area.


Cancer Research Cancer Stem Cells DNA Pathways Proliferation Resistance Tumour Recurrence tumorigenesis

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-70852-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-70853-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0947-6075