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CTCs enumeration

Sunday 5 January 2014

Enumeration of circulating tumor cells (CTCs) has proved valuable for early detection and prognosis in cancer treatment. Automated high-throughput counting methods for CTCs can be based on microfluidics and line-confocal microscopy.


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