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A cell detective on the trail

(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineering professor pursues a cancer breakthrough -- an innovative device that would allow researchers to track rare cells in the bloodstream.

dateMay 14, 2010 in Medical research
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Blood test for inflammation may be sign of colon cancer

A blood test used to determine the level of inflammation in the body may offer some help in assessing colon cancer risk, according to results of a study to be presented by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's Gong Yang, M.D., ...

dateApr 19, 2010 in Cancer
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Detecting cancer early

A new testing method is being developed to detect cancer soon after the tumor has formed. It will identify characteristic substances in the blood which accompany a certain type of tumor. The first steps in the development ...

dateFeb 01, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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