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

About the invention

Early detection is key to cancer treatment. This Italian molecular biologist developed a quick, non-invasive and highly sensitive technique that can detect a single circulating tumour cell in a 10-millilitre blood sample, or roughly one in 50 billion red blood cells.

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