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Diagnosis by extracellular vesicles

The detection of a single molecule anchored to circulating extracellular vesicles allows late-stage pancreatic cancer to be identified from just one drop of a patient's blood. See Article p.177

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Figure 1: GPC1 distinguishes pancreatic cancer from benign disease.

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Théry, C. Diagnosis by extracellular vesicles. Nature 523, 161–162 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14626

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