The New Role Of Stem Cells For Treatment Of Neoplastic Diseases – Part 3 of 3
So “And there are two implications with this. One is the hint part. If we can predict how a particular patient may fare with treatment we can, for example, decide that someone at very high risk may need more aggressive or more investigational paradigm of approaches”.
And “The flip side of that is that if we can learn what specific pathways are activated in a patient’s leukemic stem cells, then we could end up turning to drugs that might be quite different from what we normally think of using today for AML. It may servile we end up using different drugs that we aren’t even thinking of at this point. But of course, we have to look at this as a long-term goal”.