Cancer
Clinical Trials for Glioblastoma (Brain Cancer)
Thanks to funding from Proposition 71, California’s $3 billion investment in stem cell research, and the state funding entity it created, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), there are now 36 human clinical trials in various stages of progress, including a trial for spinal ...
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Cancer
How can stem cells help treat or cure cancer?
Scientists have recently discovered why solid tumor cancers often come back after treatment, and relapse occurs. Most tumors rely on a small population of cancer stem cells, which can be thought of as the "evil twins" of normal, "good" stem cells: rather than dividing to repair and heal tissue, ...
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Cancer
VIDEO: How Stem Cells Could Help Treat Breast Cancer
How is stem cell research changing the lives of breast cancer patients? Find out how stem cell research at Stanford, funded by California’s Proposition 71: California’s $3 billion stem cell research citizens’ ballot initiative, is leading to groundbreaking advances in treating breast ...
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