Cell-Free DNA (cfDNA) and Circulating tumor (ctDNA): A Potential Way of Detecting Cancer

What is cell-free DNA (cfDNA) and its use in cancer treatments?

How does ctDNA help in managing and diagnosis of cancer?

  • It helps in the detection and diagnosis of cancer tumors. It is because this tumor has different genetic changes resulting in the development and growth of tumors. Diagnosing the cancer tumors using the way of ctDNA can help in reducing the requirements of getting the tumor tissue samples, which is a high challenge when cancer tumors are not able to be accessed, like the presence of tumors in the lung and brain.
  • It helps in the proper guidance of the treatment for specific cancer tumors. With the help of a proper understanding of tumor cells, doctors can get a better idea and choose appropriate treatments using ctDNA methods.
  • It can help in the better monitoring of the treatments. As the ctDNA cells in the patient’s body decrease, it suggests to doctors that the size of the tumor is shrinking, and the treatments were successful.
  • Circulating tumors (ctDNA) help to monitor the human body for a long time and check the symptoms. If the quantity of ctDNA has not increased in the bloodstream of patients, it means cancer cells are no more returning.

Market Insight of Cell-free DNA Isolation and Extraction Market




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