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May 29, 2015

Technology: New Assays Capture Clusters of Tumor Cells

NIBIB Director Roderic I. Pettigrew, Ph.D., M.D. discusses in MedPage Today how a new device that can capture clusters of circulating tumor cells could help researchers better understand how metastasis occurs and provide information about the molecular makeup of a tumor. This information could be used to better inform prognoses and to determine the most effective treatment. Read more at http://www.medpagetoday.com

Health Terms: 
Cancer,
Diagnostic