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2014-07-11 10:56:11

Massachusetts General Hospital Circulating tumor cells captured with a microchip-based device developed at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Engineering in Medicine and the MGH Cancer Center can be cultured to establish cell lines for genetic analysis and drug testing. In the July 11 issue of Science, an MGH research team reports that the cultured cells accurately reflect a tumor's genetic mutation over time and changing susceptibility to therapeutic drugs. "We now...

2014-05-28 08:31:13

Strategic dealmaker to advance Epic's leading circulating tumor cell (CTC) technology as a rapid and non-invasive platform for on-label, marketed companion diagnostics SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences announced today the appointment of Jason Adams as vice president of business development. Mr. Adams has more than 15 years of experience in biotech and diagnostic business development. Mr. Adams has specialized in negotiating and structuring complex revenue...

2014-05-27 08:29:47

Fully automated system effectively isolates and retrieves circulating tumour cells for timely, tailored treatment of cancer CHICAGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearbridge BioMedics will launch its ClearCell(® )FX System at the upcoming American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2014 Annual Meeting. This is Clearbridge BioMedics' next-generation device that is able to isolate and capture circulating tumour cells (CTCs)[1] from a blood sample. This is crucial for both research...

2014-05-16 08:26:45

DUBLIN, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6mvft5/circulating_tumor) has announced the addition of the "Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies in US$ Million. The report provides separate...

2014-03-25 23:28:12

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Circulating Tumor Cells and Cancer Stem Cells Technologies markets. Global market for Circulating Tumor Cells (CTC) Diagnostics is forecast to reach US$10 billion by 2020, driven by rising incidence of cancer, growing demand for effective diagnosis & treatment, and breakthrough research developments in understanding disease pathways. San Jose, California (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – High prevalence of...

2014-03-11 08:29:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Creatv MicroTech, Inc. collaborates with cancer researchers from a number of universities to study circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood of cancer patients. When cancers become advanced, tumor cells from the primary tumor can enter the bloodstream and cause metastasis at another organ - such as liver, lung, bone, or the brain - with deadly effect. While researching the biological implications of CTC spread, Creatv's research team found a...

2014-02-27 19:03:58

Beating cancer is all about early detection, and new research from the University of South Carolina is another step forward in catching the disease early. A team of chemists is reporting a new way to detect just a few lurking tumor cells, which can be outnumbered a billion to one in the bloodstream by healthy cells. The researchers have constructed an ultrasensitive nanoprobe that can electrochemically sense as few as four circulating tumor cells, and it doesn’t require any enzymes to...

2014-02-18 16:26:31

FASTcell(TM) assays will help in the characterization of metastatic cancers through liquid biopsy of whole blood MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International today announced the availability of its FASTcell(TM) technology offered as a testing service for detecting and characterizing rare circulating tumor cells (CTCs) from whole blood samples. The technology can rapidly identify and capture a single tumor cell from hundreds of millions of normal blood cells,...

2014-01-30 23:22:28

This report from BCC Research focuses on circulating tumor cell testing and monitoring methods, and includes an overview on cancer, diagnostic strategies, and treatment technologies. Important trends in the field of cancer research and development are reviewed and sales forecasts by treatment and screening categories are provided from 2013 through 2018. Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 According to a new technical market research report Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostics:...

2014-01-29 08:29:12

Studies address technical sensitivity, specificity, pharmacodynamics, heterogeneity and patient selection relevant to prostate cancer patient management SAN DIEGO and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Sciences, in collaboration with the company's academic and pharmaceutical partners including Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Institute of Cancer Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, University of Michigan, and Progenics Pharmaceuticals, will present six novel...


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