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Developing The Breakthrough in fighting cancer

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Pathway to The Breakthrough.

Develop the Cancer Stem Cell Capture Chip™ (CSC3™) -- A new device to find and capture extremely rare Cancer Stem Cells.

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The Cancer Stem Cell Capture Chip™ (CSC3™)

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Breast Cancer Stem Cell
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Yadwinder Deol1, Ebrahim Azizi1, Shamileh Fouladdel1, Hui Jiang2, Tahra Luther1, Jonathan Bender1, Jill Hayden1, Eric Lin3, Hyeun Joong Yoon3, Sunitha Nagrath3, Shawn G. Clouthier1 and Max S. Wicha1.

1Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.
2Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.

3Biointerfaces Program, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.

CTC research is being sponsored in part by NIH, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Breast Cancer Research Foundation and grants from MedImmune. The University of Michigan has not evaluated the CTC3™ Device

The Breakthrough. What is it?

New research shows Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) may spread tumors throughout the body. DNA analysis of the CSCs may help stop cancers’ deadly metastases.

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Understanding The Breakthrough.

Learn more about cancer, the current treatment methods used and how genetic analysis with ‘Targeted Therapy’ can save more lives.

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Bill Nelson - The Future of Personalized Cancer Medicine
Understanding the fundamentals of cancer in 5 minutes