HIGH SENSITIVITY DETECTION AND ISOLATION OF CIRCULATING TUMOR CELLS


Year of Award:
2010
Award Type:
R21
Project Number:
CA147831
RFA Number:
RFA-CA-09-008
Technology Track:
Molecular & Cellular Analysis Technologies
PI/Project Leader:
CHIU, DANIEL T
Other PI or Project Leader:
N/A
Institution:
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
In recent years, correlation between the number of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) in peripheral blood and survival in metastatic cancer patients has been reported. These reports demonstrate that the number of CTCs can provide an early and reproducible ind