TY - CHAP A1 - Deepak Kanojia A2 - Hexin Chen ED1 - Mehmet Gunduz ED2 - Esra Gunduz Y1 - 2011-12-14 PY - 2011 T1 - The Microenvironment of Breast Cancer Stem Cells N2 - Cancer is the leading cause of death in most countries and its consequences result in huge economic, social and psychological burden. Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer type and the leading cause of cancer death among females. In this book, we discussed characteristics of breast cancer cell, role of microenvironment, stem cells and metastasis for this deadly cancer. We hope that this book will contribute to the development of novel diagnostic as well as therapeutic approaches. BT - Breast Cancer SP - Ch. 11 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/20574 DO - 10.5772/20574 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-05-23 ER -