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Translating ctDNA Detection into Breast Cancer Research Breakthroughs
Noninvasive methods to monitor traces of cancer left over after treatment may lead to better early interventions.
Translating ctDNA Detection into Breast Cancer Research Breakthroughs
Translating ctDNA Detection into Breast Cancer Research Breakthroughs

Noninvasive methods to monitor traces of cancer left over after treatment may lead to better early interventions.

Noninvasive methods to monitor traces of cancer left over after treatment may lead to better early interventions.

circulating tumor DNA

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Studying Cancer Through Simultaneous Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis
biomodal | Mar 28, 2024 | 1 min read
Profiling genetic variants and DNA methylation changes in cell free DNA could transform the detection of cancers including hepatocellular carcinoma.
Red DNA in a blue test tube.
DNA and RNA Biomarkers: Why Scientists Need to Use Them
Thermo Fisher Scientific | Feb 15, 2024 | 1 min read
Nucleic acid detection techniques lead the charge for researchers seeking biomarkers in health and disease.
Transforming Molecular Tools into Precision Oncology
Transforming Molecular Tools into Precision Oncology
The Scientist | Jul 12, 2023 | 1 min read
Learn how researchers establish new technologies such as liquid biopsies and targeted biomarker detection to further enhance precision oncology.
Test tubes containing liquid biopsy samples with circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA)
Supporting the Evolution of Liquid Biopsies
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Twist Bioscience | May 5, 2023 | 1 min read
Sequencing circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) within liquid biopsies permits tumor identification and tracking. 
Distinguishing Circulating Tumor from Normal Cell-Free DNA
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 19, 2016 | 1 min read
Fragments of circulating DNA from tumors are around 20 to 30 base pairs shorter than those from healthy cells, researchers report.
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