Handheld Device To Test For Cancer With A Single Drop of Blood

microfluidics-cancer-detectionSwiss-based scientists are developing a device that will find chemical markers for cancer in a drop of blood. The team from EPFL in Lausanne says the hand-held device will enable doctors to make diagnoses very early in the disease process, thereby both improving outcomes for patients and reducing hospitalization costs.

Original story by Jim Drury for Reuters News: