Posts by Victoria Sutcliffe

Cell3 Target becomes the first pan-cancer NGS panel for liquid biopsy profiling of childhood cancer

A group at the Institute of Cancer Research recently published the validation of a Nonacus pan-cancer sequencing panel for liquid biopsy molecular diagnostics which could be used to profile tumor DNA in the blood of paediatric cancer patients. This opens up the possibility to routinely sample patients, monitoring their response to treatment and following their disease progression, to detect relapse as early as possible.
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Liquid Biopsy: The Future Of Minimal Residual Disease Detection

The assessment of post-treatment minimal residual disease remains challenging clinically as current gold-standard methods do not exhibit sufficient sensitivity and specificity’. This wastes precious time where using a more sensitive and informative method such as liquid biopsy may allow the clinician to act earlier and stratify treatment more appropriately to enhance patient outcomes.
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