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ACIS (Automated Cell Imaging System) promises circulating tumour cell detection

This article was originally published in Clinica

Executive Summary

ChromaVision Medical Systems has used its Automated Cell Imaging System (ACIS) in combination with immunomagnetic beads to detect circulating tumour cells in the blood of breast cancer patients. In a study presented last month at the American Association for Cancer Research meeting in New Orleans, the company claimed the technique could detect a single cancer cell out of 100 million cells in just 15cc of blood.





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