Fiber-Optic Array Scanning Technology for Cancer Detection
Added Mar 20, 2013 | Rate View top rated
Detection of cancer cells in blood is an important tool for diagnosis and monitoring of solid tumors in early stages, as well as during and post-therapy. Scientists at the nonprofit research institute SRI International have employed a rare cell detection to characterize and identify new predictive protein biomarkers on circulating tumor cells (CTC) from patient blood samples. The Fiber-Optic Array Scanning Technology (FAST) laser can scan 25 million white blood cells in one minute.
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