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Proposed Leukemia Stem Cell Encounters a Blast of Scrutiny

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Science  13 Aug 2004:
Vol. 305, Issue 5686, pp. 929
DOI: 10.1126/science.305.5686.929a

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Researchers propose in this week's New England Journal of Medicine that in one form of leukemia, a cadre of cells metamorphose into stem cells as the cancer progresses.