By capturing more cancer cells than blood draw screening, this device could help doctors understand a tumor’s biology and make decisions about treatment.
Kate McAlpine is a senior news and feature writer in the Communications & Marketing group at the University of Michigan College of Engineering. She writes stories and web content related to several engineering disciplines, including for The Michigan Engineer magazine, and draws on her previous experience as a communicator for two massive high-energy physics research projects. She holds a double bachelor’s degree in writing and physics from Michigan State University.
It’s theoretical today, but it’s possible that one day this “groundbreaking” development could help those struggling to conceive.