ALDH1-positive cancer stem cells are associated with HR-HPV+/p16+ expression in HNSCC

Xu Qian, Steffen Wagner, Jens Klussmann, Andreas Kaufmann & Andreas Albers
HPV-associated head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) affect a younger patient population with relatively little comorbidity. Therefore, sustainable therapeutic results with few long term side effects are highly desirable. ALDH1 has been confirmed as a marker for cancer stem cells (CSC) of HNSCC.[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]