CLINICAL VALIDATION OF THE HD-CTC FLUID BIOPSY IN EARLY DETECTION OF LUNG CANCER.


Year of Award:
2013
Award Type:
R33
Project Number:
CA173373
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-13-002
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
KUHN, PETER
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Currently, the clinical diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) relies on a number of imaging modalities followed by a tissue confirmation with an invasive procedure. This process is somewhat imprecise because a patient's pathologic diagnosis afte