Researchers Working on Alternative to Biopsy as Way to Diagnose Prostate Cancer

Researchers Working on Alternative to Biopsy as Way to Diagnose Prostate Cancer
Washington State University researchers have developed a new way to capture cancer-derived particles called exosomes from prostate cancer, a finding that could offer an alternative to the invasive approach of performing a biopsy to diagnose the disease. The research also may lead to a non-invasive approach to monitoring response to treatment. The study, “Silica nanostructured

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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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