Cancer biopsies traditionally require surgery to remove a piece of tumor. But doctors are increasingly able to find evidence of cancer in the blood, eliminating the need for surgery. Researchers hope to eventually be able to use these liquid biopsies for cancer screening and early diagnosis. Experts discuss.
- Dr. Nicholas Papadopoulos, Professor of Oncology, Johns Hopkins University
- Dr. Scott Kopetz, Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- Dr. Terry Friedlander, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco