This Time It's Personal

Campbell, Will
April 2011
Clinical Lab Products;Apr2011, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor reveals the contents of the issue including articles on oncology diagnostics, a study that validates Roche Molecular Systems' cobas HPV Test for identifying women at highest risk for cervical cancer, and how diagnostic tests from Insight Genetics are enabling discoveries of new cancer treatments and altering cancer care.


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