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Scripps Research Institute

New Technology Offers 'Biopsy in a Blood Test'to Detect Cancer -- Part 1: The Challenge

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Caption: Peter Kuhn, Ph.D., biophysicist at Scripps Research, and Kelly Bethel, M.D., pathologist at Scripps Health, speak about their work, published in the journal Physical Biology, on a new test to detect tumor cells in the bloodstream. In the first of three video clips, the scientists discuss the need for the new technology.

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