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New MEMS is the first to capture and classify CTC’s by phenotype.

VCaP cells spiked in blood captured in VV chip were used for validation of the chip.  Nanoparticle-Mediated Binning and Profiling of Heterogeneous
Circulating Tumor Cell Subpopulations.  Kelley et al 2014.

For most cancer patients, primary tumours are often not the most deadly. Instead, it is the metastatic tumours – tumours that spread from their original location to other parts of the body – that are the cause of most cancer deaths. The catalysts behind the formation of these deadly metastatic tumours are believed to be cancer cells that are launched

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