liquid biopsy

Noninvasive test could detect cancer in early stages

Posted in Medicine, Science on 9th Dec, 2022
by Alex Muller

Liquid biopsy is a non-invasive method that can provide information about cancerous tumors based on the presence of tumor-associated DNA or proteins in body fluids.

First-Of-A-Kind Blood Test Paves Way For Early Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The hope is that it can lead to a cheap and easy way to screen for the disease in its early stages, but also that it can further our understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind it and perhaps lead to new treatments.

Company Bets on catching cancer early on with a 'Liquid Biopsy'

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Gene sequencing company Illumina is betting it can diagnose cancer in people long before they have any symptoms at all with a blood test called a liquid biopsy.