POSTS TAGGED AS liquid biopsy

Detecting Occult Tumors

March 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

John Hopkinds Cancer Test for 8 Cancers
Johns Hopkins researchers took blood samples from 1,005 patients with various cancers, and with [MORE]

Nanowire Brush Collects Cancer Biomarkers in Urine

February 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Extracellular Vesicle Capture
Last week, we had a piece from Aalto University in Finland about a plasmonic biosensor that detects exosomes [MORE]

Preserving Liquid Biopsy Samples with a Glycoprotein

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Circulating tumor cells, captured in microfluidic devices, die off in a few hours; so means of preserving them is a [MORE]

Bacterial RNA-Detecting Enzyme for Liquid Biopsies

January 16, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Molecular Structure of GsI-IIC RT
Improving the accuracy of liquid biopsy has enormous potential for making cancers more manageable. And to [MORE]

Microneedle Patch for Drawing Interstitial Fluid

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microneedle Patch
Average size adults carry about two and a half gallons of interstitial fluid which bathes every cell in the [MORE]

“Labyrinth” Chip Sorts Circulating Tumor Cells

November 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Labyrinth Chip
Quoting directly from the University of Michigan researchers: “We present “Labyrinth,” a label-free microfluidic device to isolate circulating tumor [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Metastatic Cancer

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Liquid Biopsy Plate
Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute have engineered a microchip that can trap and identify metastatic cancer cells in [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy + Artificial Intelligence= New Approach to Cancer

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sophia Genetics Map
News about new liquid biopsy studies is snowballing, but the lagging edge is in the interpretation of the [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Monitoring Treatment Response

September 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

ctDNA Liquid Biopsy
Most interest in liquid biopsies has focused on less invasive disease diagnosis. This piece, however, draws attention to [MORE]

Microcontact Printing with APTES

August 8, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microfluidic devices are used to determine biomarker concentrations in fluids, such as blood—as in liquid assays for cancer. This piece [MORE]

500+ Gene Liquid Biopsy

February 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood Sample
Liquid biopsy isn’t yet the gold standard for tumor analysis, but it is moving rapidly in that direction. This [MORE]

Liquid Biopsy for Circulating Tumor Cells for $30

January 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

That’ll be the day when a life-saving, minimally invasive diagnostic for metastatic cancer costs $30. But that, at least, is [MORE]

Cell-Free DNA as a Diagnostic for Many Diseases

August 2, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

When cells die, either naturally or from disease, their protein and DNA debris ends up in circulating blood. Mass spectroscopy [MORE]

An Update on “Fantastic Voyage”

April 26, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fantastic Voyage Illustration
Imagine gold nanoparticles to which long and short sequences of DNA are attached. The large sequences are receptors [MORE]