The use of blood-based liquid biopsies to detect, diagnose, and monitor cancer may enable earlier diagnosis of cancer, lower costs by tailoring molecular targeted treatments, improve convenience for cancer patients, … Continue Reading New blood test can detect, classify and pinpoint cancer location from one drop of blood.
Liquid biopsy of colorectal cancer shown to be more accurate than tissue biopsy in large-scale study.
Tumour genotype plays an important role in drug resistance in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer, however, the genotype obtained at diagnosis can vary after different treatment lines. Therefore, DNA analysis … Continue Reading Liquid biopsy of colorectal cancer shown to be more accurate than tissue biopsy in large-scale study.
Researchers from the Vanderbilt University, the University of Toronto and Chronix Biomedical have demonstrated a method for detecting ‘cell-free’ tumour DNA in the bloodstream. The team believe that the technique … Continue Reading Researchers develop epigenetic ‘cell-free’ DNA blood test for prostate cancer.