INTEGRATED MICRODEVICE TO CAPTURE AND DETECT CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS


Year of Award:
2006
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA123027
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-06-004
Technology Track:
Biospecimen Science Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
COTE, RICHARD JAMES
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
Metastasis is probably the most important event for determining outcome in cancer patients. The detection of occult metastases in the bone marrow, while known to be clinically important, has not become routine clinical practice. This is due to the technic