The promise of cancer stem cell research has reached a critical point and the University of Rochester Medical Center is establishing itself as a leader in the field by creating a Cancer Stem Cell Research Program.
The Medical Center's top scientists are collaborating to discover cures for cancer by closely examining the "master cells" of this deadly disease. This program is one of only three formal programs in the United States. The two others are at Harvard and Stanford universities.
This is a new avenue for scientists to pursue in an effort to find the underlying causes of cancer.
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