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Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot – ISET® blood filtration to detect tumour cells (ceremony)

More than 90% of patients with cancer die because of metastasis. The cells coming from invasive tumour circulate in the blood to other organs. If we could detect those wandering tumour cells before metastasis occur, we could then stop the process and save the patients. The challenge was detecting those extremely rare circulating tumour cells. In 10 ml of blood...