Category: Cell-free DNA

The Use of Cell-free DNA in Clinical Practice: Work in Progress

DNA in test tubes and a doctor with a stethoscope

A recent review outlines the use of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in clinical practice and the requirements necessary to extend the use of this technology for health impact. Cell-free DNA (cfDNA) is extracellular strands of DNA present in body fluids. Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) is a specific type of cfDNA that originates from a primary tumor, circulating Read More >

Posted on by Mindy Clyne, Katherine Kolor, Muin J. Khoury, Office of Genomics and Precision Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GeorgiaTags ,