Microfluidic device extracts cancer cells from blood samples

04/26/2012 | CNET

Researchers from Harvard University and Children's Hospital Boston have developed a device for extracting circulating tumor cells from blood, and the device has potential applications in collecting stem cells. Tests on mice showed the microfluidic device can catch more than 90% of the cancerous cells and keep them intact for culturing, according to findings published in the journal Lab on a Chip.

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