Diagnostic approaches for lung cancer detection

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. The high mortality rate and the ability of patients to survive for five years is less than 15% and is due to the fact that 70% of diagnosed lung cancers are at an advanced stage. [1] Department at Faculty of Science UJEP is a part of a project aimed at the development of microfluidic chip (MLC chip), which allows to isolate (quantify) tumor cell populations.

FIG. 1.: captured model cancer cells with fluorescently labeled EpCAM receptors


Mgr. Jan Malý, Ph.D., jan.maly@ujep.cz , PřF UJEP
Mgr. Marcel Štofik, Ph.D., marcel.stofik@ujep.cz, PřF UJEP
Mgr. Jiří Smejkal, jiri.smejkal@ujep.cz, PřF UJEP
Mgr. Petr Aubrecht, petr.aubrecht@ujep.cz, PřF UJEP

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