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Cancer Cells Could Be Sorted Using Tiny 'Speed Bump' Device
2012-06-12 15:38:13

In life, we sort soiled laundry from clean; ripe fruit from rotten.

2012-05-08 09:43:38

The cells that slough off from a cancerous tumor into the bloodstream are a genetically diverse bunch, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have found.

New Microdevice Enables Culture Of Rare Circulating Tumor Cells From Blood
2012-04-24 13:31:25

Ability to culture rare tumor cells isolated from blood could help improve patient response to therapy

2012-03-26 13:24:56

Scientists are enlisting the living, self-propelled microbes found in pond scum — the pea-green surface slicks that form on ponds — in the development of a long-awaited new test to detect the cells that spread cancer through the bloodstream from the original tumor to new sites in the body.

2012-03-22 10:58:11

Detecting the presence of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in the blood of women with early breast cancer after surgery but before the start of chemotherapy can provide useful information about their chances of surviving the disease.


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