Cancer treatment: £945,000 donated to fund to help cure disease

Cancer treatment: £945,000 donated to fund to help cure disease
 

The cartridge would quickly extract small fractions of circulating tumour DNA in the blood, a situation found in most forms of the disease, to monitor how effective therapy has been.
Scientists from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have been awarded £945,000 to pursue the technology.
Dr Maiwenn Kersaudy-Kerhoas said: "At the moment, blood is extracted in a tube, then it is transported to a lab, and then it goes through a series of pre-analytical steps before being analysed with molecular techniques.
"None of this is standardised: different labs used different tubes, different... read more

 
5 November 2017 in Health, Views: 70
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