Diagnostics
Cancer Metastasis Hobgoblins: Circulating Tumor Cell Clusters

Cancer Metastasis Hobgoblins: Circulating Tumor Cell Clusters

Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) are stray cancer cells that shed from the primary cancer site and travel to healthy tissues and organs via the blood or lymphatic circulation. Once CTCs settle in their new location, they transform healthy cells around them into cancerous cells.