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Pluripotency transcription factors in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer and implications for prognosis


The cancer stem cell hypothesis argues that cancers depend on a specific type of cells, representing usually a small percentage of the total cancer cell population, termed cancer stem cells (or tumor-initiating cells) for their development and propagation. In colorectal cancer these cells express specific surface proteins such as CD133 and CD44 and can recapitulate the whole tumor.

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