Tumor Cells in Blood of Prostate Cancer Patients May Predict Likelihood of Metastasis

Tumor Cells in Blood of Prostate Cancer Patients May Predict Likelihood of Metastasis
Identifying certain tumor cells circulating in the blood of prostate cancer patients may be a non-invasive way of detecting cancer spread, according to a study presented at the recent National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, held in Liverpool. The study, “Capture of circulating tumour cells with epithelial and mesenchymal features for prostate cancer prognosis,” was conducted

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Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.

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