Not Yet Sure

One of the hopes for liquid biopsies is that clinicians can keep pace with mutations that crop up in patients' tumors and adjust treatment plans accordingly, but Technology Review's Antonio Regalado reports that the data isn't in yet on the accuracy of these tests or whether they help extend patients' lives.

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