The leading cause of death worldwide, cancer killed at least 7.6 million people in 2008, accounting for a staggering thirteen percent of all deaths globally. With no signs of abating, … Continue Reading Non-invasive blood test can detect cancer four years before diagnosis.
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 … Continue Reading New MEMS is the first to capture and classify CTC’s by phenotype.
A microfluidic device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) may help study key steps in the process by which cancer cells break off from a primary tumour to invade other … Continue Reading Novel device captures moment of tumour metastases.