Oncology & Cancer

Liquid biopsy: A new tool for identifying and monitoring cancer

Physicians at the University of Chicago Medicine are increasing their use of liquid biopsies, an emerging technology that detects signs of cancerous tumors with a simple blood test rather than an invasive needle procedure.

Oncology & Cancer

Early-stage breast cancer detection in breast milk

Researchers at VHIO, led by Dr. Cristina Saura, head of the VHIO Breast Cancer Group and the Breast Unit at Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, and Dr. Ana Vivancos, head of VHIO's Genomics laboratory, has shown for the first ...

Biomedical technology

Researchers develop tool that could improve liquid biopsy

A research team led by Xianghong Jasmine Zhou, Ph.D., professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has made an important advancement to address one of the major challenges ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop liquid biopsy test for pediatric solid tumors

Pediatric solid tumors make up approximately 40% of all childhood cancers. While pediatric cancer is rare, children can develop a wide range of tumor types, located in different parts of the body, which can make the differential ...

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