Nanoparticles Amplify Tumor Signals, Making Them Much Easier to Detect in the Urine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Study  
12/18/2012 8:02:27 AM

Finding ways to diagnose cancer earlier could greatly improve the chances of survival for many patients. One way to do this is to look for specific proteins secreted by cancer cells, which circulate in the bloodstream. However, the quantity of these biomarkers is so low that detecting them has proven difficult.