Tag: liquid biopsy

Liquid biopsy and whole-body MRI: A crossing of paths

A combination of liquid biopsy and whole-body magnetic resonance imaging (WB-MRI) could revolutionise cancer diagnostics and monitoring, write Bruno Damascelli, Vladimira Tichà, Gianluigi Patelli,...

Could selective liquid biopsy drive the one-shot treatment of melanoma?

Within the context of liquid biopsy’s rising clinical application, Bruno Damascelli and Vladimira Tichà propose a means of improving this analytical technique through selective...

Liquid biopsy test shows promise for detecting early-stage colorectal cancer

A new study has found that a test that identifies circulating tumour cells (CTCs) present in the bloodstream can detect colorectal cancer at an...
Cluster of two well-preserved tumour cells obtained by left hypogastric artery sampling

Selective liquid biopsy yields promising results

Laboratory techniques that make genetic profiling and mutation monitoring of tumours more readily accessible than by direct tissue biopsy have recently been introduced. These...