(New York University) Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide. When caught in its early stages, before metastasis (which is the growth of a secondary tumor separate to the primary site of cancer), it is known that cancer survival rates are higher. NYUAD researchers have developed a new fluid analyzing platform that allows for the isolation of circulating tumor cells (CTCs), which are formed during metastasis. The new technology, featured in the Nature journal Microsystems and Nanoengineering,

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-03/nyu-nad032320.php