Cancer Lab-on-a-Chip Enables Personalized Treatment

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35087
Published September 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

A new generation of pathology labs mounted on chips is set to revolutionize the detection and treatment of cancer by using devices as thin as a human hair to analyze bodily fluids. The technology, known as microfluidics, promises inexpensive, portable devices that not only could enable widespread screening for early signs of cancer but also could help to develop personalized treatments for patients.