----------------------- Advertisement --------------------------
  • Video

Liquid Biopsy: Blood Test For Cancer Detection And Monitoring

Duration: 5 min 33 sec



Liquid Biopsy is a test done on a sample of blood to look for cancer cells from a tumor that are circulating in the blood or for pieces of DNA from tumor cells that are in the blood. A liquid biopsy may be used to help find cancer at an early stage. It may also be used to help plan treatment or to find out how well treatment is working or if cancer has come back. Being able to take multiple samples of blood over time may also help doctors understand what kind of molecular changes are taking place in a tumor.

(Disclaimer: This content including advice provides generic information only. It is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim responsibility for this information.)
 
 
 
News
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
If you are overweight or obese, now is the time to lose the extra weight as a recent study has found obesity as a top cause of preventable life-years lost.
Mon, Apr 24, 2017
Protein markers in breast milk can help detect breast cancer at an early stage and even predict if a woman is at risk of the deadly disease, a new study has found.

MoreĀ»

-------------------------------- Advertisement -----------------------------------