University of Manchester Study Reveals Blood Samples Aid Clinical Trials Patient Match

Apr 22, 2019 | Blood Sample, Cancer, Molecular Research, Oncology

MedicalXpress reports that University of Manchester Cancer Research UK, Manchester Institute researchers demonstrated that a small volume of blood can contain up-to-date genetic information about a patient’s cancer to inform treatment choices.  In the first of two-part trial called TARGET, the researchers were able to collect, process and analyze blood samples from 100 patients in the Manchester, UK, area. In this feasibility study, 11 were enrolled on an available and molecularly matched clinical trial.

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Caroline Dive

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