In this edition of the Cancer Matters podcast, Dr Bill Nelson speaks with Dr Victor Velculescu about a test that can detect cancer DNA in the bloodstream.
A new cancer test developed by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists screens for seven types of cancer in a completely unique way. DELFI is a new and different kind of cancer screening test. Rather than finding cancer gene mutations or chemical alterations to the DNA, known as epigenetic changes, it detects unique patterns in […]
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Researchers Advance Role of Circulating Tumor DNA to Detect Early Melanoma Growth, Uncover Treatment Options
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center say they have added to evidence that measuring and monitoring tumor DNA that naturally circulates in the blood of melanoma patients can not only reliably help reveal the early stages of cancer growth and spread but also uncover new treatment options that tumor genetic analysis alone may […]