Stem Cells and Cancer

The Ludwig Center for Cancer Stem Cell Research and Medicine at Stanford is dedicated to investigating cancer and its treatment from the perspective of stem cell biology and medicine. The view that cancer is driven by cancer stem cells (CSCs) has the capacity to change the whole field of cancer research and lead to entirely new, targeted cancer therapies that cure cancer without the toxicities that are common in most current treatments.

What are Stem Cells?

What is Cancer?

The Cancer Stem Cell Theory

Case Study: Leukemia

CSCs and Cancer Treatment