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A New Microchip for Early Cancer Detection, Harvard University Study


4/23/2013 8:21:18 AM

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Using a plastic chip, doctors may soon be able to detect a much wider range of cancer cells in their patients' blood, according to a study published yesterday in Science Transitional Medicine. Their work focuses on a new version of the CTC-Chip, a technology first developed in 2007 to detect circulating tumor cells, the cells that leave a tumor and travel through the bloodstream to metastasize in other parts of the body.

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