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Capturing CTCs


Circulating Tumor Cells or CTCs, have been recognized by scientists as potentially beneficial metrics for tracking a patient’s disease for some time, but these cells are difficult to find, because they are drowned out by billions of ordinary red blood cells and other cells found in the blood. With current technologies only recognizing a handful […]

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Microchip Technology Capturing CTC Clusters

CTC clusters

Funded by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), part of the National Institutes of Health, researchers have developed a microfluidic chip that can capture rare clusters of circulating tumor cells, a game-changing discovery that could result to new important insights into how cancer spreads. What are circulating tumor cells? Circulating tumor cells […]

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