Circulating DNA in solid organ cancers-analysis and clinical application.

@article{Karampini2016CirculatingDI,
  title={Circulating DNA in solid organ cancers-analysis and clinical application.},
  author={Elena Karampini and Frank M McCaughan},
  journal={QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians},
  year={2016},
  volume={109 4},
  pages={223-227}
}
Circulating tumour DNA (ctDNA) is that fraction of circulating DNA that is derived from a patient's cancer. For a number of years, patients with haematological malignancies have had their disease diagnosed or monitored using tests based on detecting specific cytological or molecular biomarkers in blood. It has long been appreciated that the more common… CONTINUE READING