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Observations from the World Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Summit

December 6th, 2010
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The World Circulating Tumor Cell Summit occurred in Boston, Massachusetts from November 30 to December 1, 2010. My colleague Shane Climie and I attended, and here we share the top 10 ideas we took away from this important meeting, which focused on exploring the near-term commercial potential of many of the exciting new CTC technologies. Presenters and attendees at the meeting also discussed how CTCs might be utilized both in clinical trials and in clinical practice.
While the research community is still seeking to determine exactly what a CTC is, efforts to detect, isolate and characterize CTCs continue to increase.
Our Top 10 Takeaways:
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