Detection of Plasma DNA in Non Small Cell and Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
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The majority of lung cancer patients have a tumor-derived genetic alteration in circulating plasma DNA that could be exploited as a diagnostic tool. The aim of this study is to evaluate if plasma DNA can be used as a valuable non invasive test to monitor disease progression without assessing the tumor.
Condition or disease
Non-Small Cell Lung CarcinomaSmall Cell Lung Cancer
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Presence of lung tumor to use fiberoscopy or surgical intervention for diagnosis.