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Evaluation of ctDNA assays for precision oncology

An international team has reported findings from an independent assessment of five commercially available ctDNA assays as a method to […]

Beyond companion diagnostics – what next for ctDNA liquid biopsy in the NHS?

Liquid biopsy has the promise to revolutionise cancer care and treatment, allowing the detection of rare cell types with a […]

ctDNA informs treatment in BRAF-mutated melanoma

Researchers find that cell-free circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) analyses before and during treatment could help guide selection of therapy for […]

NSCLC: Implementing ctDNA analysis in the clinic

A recent review, published in Cancers, has summarised the current landscape of ctDNA analysis in clinical practice as well as […]

ctDNA and metabolites in CSF serve as novel biomarkers for CNS germ cell tumours

Researchers have validated the use of circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) and metabolites in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) as potential biomarkers for […]

Liquid biopsies offer faster and more accurate biomarker identification for bowel cancer patients

Written by Poppy Jayne Morgan A new study in ESMO Open has identified a faster and more accurate diagnosing tool […]

Sequencing Data Released from a Liquid Biopsy Proficiency Study

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Liquid biopsy assays that detect circulating tumour (ct) DNA are safer and faster than […]

Liquid Biopsy – Key Insights

One of the most exciting applications of cancer genomics is the development of liquid biopsies. By measuring circulating tumour cells […]

Genetic overlap between metabolites and migraines

Researchers have conducted a comprehensive genetic analysis to estimate the polygenic genetic overlap between 316 unique blood metabolite levels and […]

New ultra-sensitive detection of human papillomavirus (HPV)

Researchers have explored whether a sequencing approach, called HPV-seq, could improve detection of the human papillomavirus in patients with low […]