Publication Summaries

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

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

 Journal of Clinical Pathology, 2016;69:942-945

http://jcp.bmj.com/content/69/8/742.full?sid=0b72c4ed-b6af-4a90-83bf-b8a3263fc86a

Oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma (OTSCC) is the most common cancer of the mouth. In a previous publication we identified two distinct subpopulations of cancer stem cells (CSCs) within tongue cancers, distributed within different areas of the tumour.

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Characterization of Cancer Stem Cells in Moderately Differentiated Buccal Mucosal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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

Frontiers in Surgery – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Front Surg 2016;3:46

http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fsurg.2016.00046

Cancers in the mouth are the sixth most common cancer worldwide, with over 90% being squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). SCCs affect the tongue, the floor of the mouth, the inner cheek region, the hard palate and the jaw.

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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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