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Liquid Biopsy Offers Hope Against Lung Cancer

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Scientists have found that unstable chromosomes within lung tumours increases the risk of cancer returning after surgery, and have used this new knowledge to detect relapse long before standard testing. These are the first findings from the Cancer Research UK-funded ...

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Exosomes Have a Sense of Urgency

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Exosomes, tiny vesicles smaller than red blood cells, were once thought of as molecular trash bins. And it’s true, these nanoparticles do carry off a cell’s discarded material. But that disposable payload, which can include mRNAs and proteins, can be picked ...

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Turning A Blood Test Into a Biopsy

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Fortune Health by Clifton Leaf – Few words in the English language conjure up as much angst as the word “biopsy.” The term evokes not only the fear of a sudden life-changing diagnosis (yes, there’s that), but also the image ...

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