Tag Archives: Tumor

RNA-seq for blood-based pan-cancer diagnostics

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from Nature Reviews Genetics by Liesbet Lieben A systemic, minimally invasive diagnostic test to determine whether an individual has cancer could greatly improve cancer prognosis by facilitating early diagnosis and improving monitoring. However, the use of blood-based ‘liquid biopsies’ is ...

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Single-cell RNA sequencing identifies tumor subpopulations

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Single-cell sequencing, which is used to detect clinically important tumor subpopulations, is necessary for understanding tumor heterogeneity. Here, researchers from Kangwon National University, Korea analyzed transcriptomic data obtained from 34 single cells from human lung adenocarcinoma (LADC) patient-derived xenografts (PDXs). ...

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