Experiments in Mice Demonstrate Possibility of Inducing Biomarker Release to Detect Early Cancers | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers from Stanford University have demonstrated in mice a technique for inducing tumors to release a detectable biomarker that they hope can be developed into a method for early cancer detection in humans.

The study, published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was a proof of principle that the team's approach could distinguish mice implanted with human melanoma cells from those without.

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