Dr. Shrikant Anant

The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Cancer Stems Cells Form the ‘Central Universe’ of a Tumor

Quiescent cancer stem cells are often missed when by resection surgery, amounting to cancer relapse. Being radiation resistant, these cancer stem cells survive treatments, posing a risk for more aggressive cancers in the future. Dr. Shrikant Anant of The University of Kansas Cancer Center describes how targeting cancer stem cells as a strategy can offer effective therapies to not only become cancer-free, but ultimately be cured.

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Dr. Shrikant Anant

The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Shrikant Anant, PhD, is a pioneering biologist with a national reputation in gastrointestinal cancer research. His research spans a wide range of activities – from understanding molecular biology questions to determining the mechanisms of action for various natural products and their role in cancer prevention.