Cancer Research

Paving the way for liquid biopsy

Cancer Liquid Biopsy

A minimally invasive method of testing for biomarkers of cancer and other diseases, liquid biopsy can sidestep costly and stressful surgical procedures. All you need are blood or other body fluid samples and sensitive and specific solutions to detect and analyze circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA), circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA), cell-free miRNA, cancer exosomes and circulating tumor cells (CTCs). QIAGEN offers robust, efficient and streamlined solutions to empower your research through liquid biopsy. From collection through analysis, our solutions help to standardize your processes and advance biomarker discovery for early detection, monitoring or guided treatment with precision medicine.

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Cell-free DNA from blood
From biomarker research to personalized medicine, cell-free DNA isolated from liquid biopsies provides a powerful method to monitor cancer development in future. Enjoy three talks by cancer researchers and “Ask-Me-Anything” sessions with R&D experts.
Ellen Heizer
Sabine Kasimir-Bauer
Cancer Insights Session: Multianalyte Studies of Liquid Biopsies

Working with cell-free DNA, extracellular vesicles or CTCs? Have you ever asked yourself:

  • Do we miss (or even waste) genomic and transcriptomic information by considering only one analyte?
  • How would the picture change if all analytes could be investigated from the same sample?
Featured webinar:

QIAseq Targeted Methyl Panels – A liquid biopsy-compatible solution for detection of methyl markers in NGS

The analysis of tumor-associated differential cell-free DNA methylation has emerged as a promising biomarker for early detection, prognosis and real-time follow-up of tumor dynamics. Brian Dugan, QIAGEN, introduces new QIAseq Targeted Methyl Panels which deliver a novel, highly sensitive solution to determine methylation status from the most challenging sample types.

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