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A simpler, high-accuracy method to detect rare circulating tumor cells in blood samples

A simpler, high-accuracy method to detect rare circulating tumor cells in blood samples

Results from a recent study — a collaboration between Lehigh University, Lehigh Valley Cancer Institute, and Pennsylvania State University — demonstrates the potential for a new method of detecting circulating tumor cells. Unlike existing methods, which rely on an expensive and time-consuming process that involves labelling antibodies with fluorescence, this technique uses a powerful label-free detection method.

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