Liquid Biopsy - A new, noninvasive technique that can detect disease biomarkers in blood, urine, and sputum

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Liquid biopsy is useful when:

  • not enough tissue sample is available
  • not enough tumor tissue is in a sample
  • a tumor is hard to reach
  • regular monitoring is needed

Liquid biopsies are analyzed for:

  • presence of cancer cells
  • DNA
  • other substances released by tumors