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The founder of EarlyDx, Jasmine Zhou, gave an invited talk at AACR 2018 on the recent development of CancerLocator in the session “Liquid Biopsy Meets Cancer Epigenenomics”

By |2018-05-23T02:52:16-07:00April 14th, 2018|

Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) consists of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) fragments that are released from tumor cells into the bloodstream. ctDNA harbors cancer-specific genetic and epigenetic alterations that allow its detection and quantification using a variety of emerging techniques. This section will discuss the latest advances in experimental and computational methods to profile epigenetic modifications [...]

The founder of EarlyDx, Jasmine Zhou, gave an invited talk at Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference on CancerLocator.

By |2018-05-23T02:52:26-07:00February 14th, 2018|

Since its debut in 1993, the annual Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference has become one of the world's leading international events in the field of drug discovery, development and diagnostics. The Tri-Conference unites an ecosystem of 3,700 innovative thinkers and thought leaders throughout biotech, pharma and academia from around the world.

Digital Trends: Groundbreaking new technique can pinpoint the location of cancer using nothing more than a blood test

By |2018-05-23T02:51:32-07:00April 5th, 2017|

Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Southern California have developed a one-two punch to help doctors diagnose cancer. They’ve called the computer program CancerLocator, and it simultaneously detects cancer and determines where in the body the cancer is located by analyzing a sample of the patient’s blood. The program [...]

Motherboard: This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever—Without Surgery

By |2018-05-23T02:50:18-07:00April 2nd, 2017|

Cancer is often found when someone starts to feel symptoms—pain, an abnormal growth, or maybe just fatigue. Now scientists have developed a computer program that could identify and locate cancer even before symptoms arise, opening the door for earlier screening and better treatment. The program, called CancerLocator, detects tumor DNA in patient blood samples, [...]

Wall Street Hedge: The CancerLocator Tool is able to Diagnose Cancer

By |2018-05-23T02:51:08-07:00March 26th, 2017|

Scientists developed CancerLocator tool to diagnose cancer non-evasively. The study implies the analysis of blood samples was indicating whether they contain tumor DNA and also in which tissue the tumor is located. The new approach was called CancerLocator, and it is bound to detect circulating cell-free DNA. Then, it uses the genome-wide DNA methylation [...]

International Business Times: New Cancer Test Detects Tumors And Their Location From Routine Blood Samples

By |2018-05-23T02:50:42-07:00March 24th, 2017|

Scientists have developed a simple blood test that can detect cancer, and where it is in the body, before symptoms emerge. The non-invasive test could be included in annual health check-ups, researchers said, improving early detection of the disease and potentially increasing survival rates. A team of researchers led by scientists from the University of [...]

GenomeWeb: CancerLocator Tool Aims to Non-Invasively Diagnose Cancer, Pinpoint Tissue of Origin

By |2018-05-23T02:51:41-07:00March 24th, 2017|

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers have developed an approach to glean whether blood samples contain tumor DNA and in which tissue that tumor, if present, is located. The approach, called CancerLocator, detects circulating cell-free DNA and uses its genome-wide DNA methylation profile to gauge if it is derived from a tumor and, if so, [...]

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