Cancer Stem Cells in Moderately Differentiated Buccal Mucosal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Express Components of the Renin-Angiotensin System

Authors: Therese Featherston, Helen H. Yu, Jonathan C. Dunne, Alice M. Chibnall, Helen D. Brasch, Paul F. Davis, Swee T. Tan and Tinte Itinteang

Frontiers in Surgery – Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Front Surg 2016; 3:52

http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fsurg.2016.00052

Cancer of the mouth is the sixth most common cancer world-wide. Those that affect the inside of the cheek (known as buccal mucosal squamous cell carcinoma, BMSCC) are particularly aggressive.

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