GI Cancer

EUREKA moment for bowel cancer detection

A ‘liquid biopsy’ blood test for colorectal cancer recurrence has earned its founders the 2017 Johnson & Johnson Eureka Prize for Innovation in Medical Research. The award for Colvera™, a circulating tumour DNA test that detects methylated DNA from the BCAT1 and IKZF1 genes, went to biotech company Clinical Genomics and partners, the CSIRO and Flinders University. ...

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