Further Reading on Cancer Stem Cells

These select publications have contributed to the evolving understanding of cancer stem cells (CSCs). We have included a link to the PubMed listing for each publication.

Ahmad A. Pathways to breast cancer recurrence. ISRN Oncol. 2013;2013:290568. doi: 10.1155/2013/290568.

Ajani JA, Song S, Hochster HS, Steinberg IB. Cancer stem cells: the promise and the potential. Semin Oncol. 2015;42(suppl 1):S3-S17.

Boman BM, Huang E. Human colon cancer stem cells: a new paradigm in gastrointestinaloncology. J Clin Oncol. 2008;26(17):2828-2838.

Bourguignon LY, Earle C, Wong G, Spevak CC, Krueger K. Stem cell marker (Nanog) and Stat-3 signaling promote MicroRNA-21 expression and chemoresistance in hyaluronan/CD44-activated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma cells. Oncogene. 2012;31(2):149-160.

Borovski T, De Sousa E, Melo F, Vermeulen L, Medema JP. Cancer stem cell niche: the place to be. Cancer Res. 2011;71(3):634-639.

Clarke MF. Self-renewal and solid-tumor stem cells. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant.2005:11(2 suppl 2):14-16.

Cordenonsi M, Zanconato F, Azzolin L, et al. The HIPPO transducer TAZ confers cancer stem cell-related traits on breast cancer cells. Cell. 2011;147(4):759-772.

Espinoza I, Pochampally R, Xing F, Watabe K, Miele L. Notch signaling: targeting cancer stem cells and epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Onco Targets Therap. 2013;6:1249-1259.

Ghisolfi L, Keates AC, Hu X, Lee DK, Li CJ. Ionizing radiation induces stemness in cancer cells. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(8): e43628. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043628.

Gupta PB, Chaffer CL, Weinberg RA. Cancer stem cells: mirage or reality? Nat Med.2009;15(9):1010-1012.

Hoffmeyer K, Raggioli A, Rudloff S, et al. Wnt/β-catenin signaling regulates telomerase in stem cells and cancer cells. Science. 2012;336(6088):1549-1554.

Hu X, Ghisolfi L, Keates AC, et al. Induction of cancer stemness by chemotherapy. Cell Cycle.2012;11(14):2691-2698.

Jordan CT, Guzman ML, Noble M. Cancer stem cells. N Engl J Med. 2006;355(12):1253-1261.

Li Y, Rogoff HA, Keates S, et al. Suppression of cancer relapse and metastasis by inhibiting cancer stemness. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015;112(6):1839-1844.

Mani SA, Guo W, Liao MJ, et al. The epithelial-mesenchymal transition generates cells withproperties of stem cells. Cell. 2008;133(4):704-715.

Touil Y, Igoudjil W, Corvaisier M, et al. Colon cancer cells escape 5FU chemotherapy-induced cell death by entering stemness and quiescence associated with the c-Yes/YAP axis. Clin Cancer Res. 2013;20(4):837-846.