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Size matters: Advance could increase sensitivity of liquid biopsies
2016-07-20
 
 

The liquid biopsy, a new type of blood test for detecting and monitoring cancer, is a welcome reprieve from typical biopsies. The minimally invasive test could reduce the need for the sometimes painful and risky procedures involved in sampling tumors, particularly those that reside deep within the body. However, thus far, the utility of the test has been limited by its sensitivity, particularly in its detection of solid tumors that have not yet metastasized.


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More information: Hunter R. Underhill et al, Fragment Length of Circulating Tumor DNA, PLOS Genetics (2016). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006162

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Provided by: University of Utah Health Sciences search and more info website

 
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