Next-generation, high-speed DNA-decoding technology detects minimal residual disease in nearly double the number of leukemia patients than current gold standard method
May 21, 2012
| By Kristen Woodward
A study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Public Health Sciences Division computational biologist Dr. Harlan Robins has found that a next-generation, high-speed DNA-decoding technology called high-throughput sequencing can detect the earliest signs of potential relapse in nearly twice the number of leukemia patients as compared to flow cytometry, the current gold standard for detecting minimal residual disease.
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