RAPID RARE CANCER CELL ISOLATION FOR MOLECULAR DIAGNOSIS


Year of Award:
1999
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA081662
RFA Number:
PAR-98-067
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
CHALMERS, JEFFREY JOHN
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
Certain tumors shed neoplastic cells into the blood before the primary tumor growth can be detected in the body. It has been shown recently that epithelial cells from the tumor can be detected in the blood at concentrations as low as 1 cell per ml of bloo