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Circulating Tumor Cells in Bloodstream

The blood test allows us to detect cells, which have left the tumor and entered the bloodstream.

Some of these so-called circulating (epithelial) tumor cells (CETCs / CTCs) may be responsible for metastases (metastatic spread) occurring, and thus responsible for the further progression of the disease.Using the diagnostics to detect and analyze cell count, the extent to which the treatment is proven successful can be monitored. In order to get an accurate assessment, the number of circulating cells is determined before the therapy starts, which are then compared with the number of cells over the course of therapy.

After this assessment is made, the result gives an indication of whether or not the cancer cells are being destroyed by the therapy, i.e. whether or nor the patient is responding to the treatment. If there is an indication that the patient doesn’t respond to the ongoing therapy, there is a possibility of testing what substances can affect the cancer cells and thus the treatment plan could be changed accordingly.

Diagnostics – prior to, during, and after cancer therapy.

This test helps each patient to individually find a unique, personalised, and effective therapy and allows for the success of the therapy to be monitored.

The advantages of circulating tumor cell tests are:

  • monitoring of therapy
  • testing of medicines in advance
  • determination of therapy-relevant properties
  • early detection of new tumor activity.

Tests can be employed in the case of almost all solid tumors. Treatment success can be monitored both before therapy starts and over the course of the therapy with diagnostics.

The test may also be applied in metastatic situations, during hormone and maintenance therapies and watch-and-wait approaches (e.g. in cases of prostate cancer or DCIS-type breast cancer).


Before undergoing infusion therapy, it's important to ask your doctor or healthcare provider several questions to ensure that you are well-prepared and that the procedure goes smoothly.

Here are some questions you might consider asking:

  • What specific medication or solution will be used in the infusion?
  • How long will the infusion session take?
  • Are there any special instructions I need to follow before the infusion?
  • Should I eat or drink anything before the procedure?
  • What are the potential side effects or risks associated with this therapy?
  • Could you explain the process of the infusion to me?
  • How can I contact medical staff if I have questions or issues during or after the infusion?
  • Do I have any known medications or allergies that could affect this procedure?
  • Could this therapy interact with any other medications I'm currently taking?
  • What symptoms or side effects should I report after the infusion?
  • How often will I need to receive this therapy?
  • Are there any tests I need to have before or after the infusion?
  • What are the expected benefits of this infusion therapy?
  • Are there any dietary or activity restrictions I should follow before or after the infusion?
  • How will I know if the infusion therapy is working for me?
  • Is there any additional information or resources you can provide to help me understand this therapy better?

These questions can help you gain a clearer understanding of the infusion therapy, its purpose, and what to expect.


Open communication with your healthcare provider is key to ensuring that you have a safe and effective treatment experience.

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