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CHICAGO — Liquid biopsy identified genomic alterations in patients with advanced solid tumors at a similar rate to traditional tumor biopsy, according to data presented at the ASCO Annual Meeting.In...
The results from a 'liquid biopsy' measuring circulating tumor DNA in blood matched up to these from conventional tissue biopsies. Medscape Medical News
(MedPage Today) -- To biopsy, or not to biopsy -- a Shakespearean dilemma
A large-scale genomic analysis finds that patterns of genetic changes detected in blood samples (liquid biopsy) closely mirror those identified in traditional tumour biopsy. With blood samples from m...
(MedPage Today) -- Brush plus standard biopsy shows promise in Barrett's esophagus
Roche Molecular Diagnostic's top researcher, Walter Koch, discusses the promise of liquid biopsy following FDA's recent approval of its first liquid-biopsy companion diagnostic, Roche's cobas test for...
Further reduction of disqualification rates by additional MRI-targeted biopsy with transperineal saturation biopsy compared with standard 12-core systematic biopsies for the selection of prostate cancer patients for active surveillance
While absolute rates of biopsy and post-biopsy complications have decreased following several benchmark prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening publications, the relative risk for each patient conti...
Up to 70% of prostate biopsies are negative in men with suspected prostate cancer. Because of inherent limitations in biopsy strategies, a significant proportion of cancers are missed on initial biops...
To evaluate the cancer detection rates (CDR) for men undergoing 12 core systematic prostate biopsy with negative prebiopsy mpMRI (NegMR).
Loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEPs) are negative for high-grade cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN 2+) after a hematoxylin and eosin-based CIN 2+ colposcopic biopsy diagnosis in 14% ...
Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and biopsy is a common procedure to confirm the diagnosis of acute graft-versus-host disease (aGVHD) in children after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantatio...
Introduction Rectal suction biopsy (RSB) is performed on clinical and radiological suspicion of Hirschsprung disease (HD). Positive histochemical staining for acetylcholinesterase in the lamina prop...