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Lesson Format Infographic
Key Topics
- Cancer Diagnosis
- Cancer Therapy
- Liquid Biopsy
Level beginner
Completion Time 5 minutes
- Screen-reader compatible
- Image Alt Text
Lesson description

The lesson describes the steps in liquid biopsy and explains some of its advantages compared to solid tissue biopsy. The lesson also covers how liquid biopsy can be used in cancer diagnosis and to monitor treatment.

Learning objectives

By the end of this lesson, the learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the liquid biopsy technique;
  2. Describe some benefits of liquid biopsy;
  3. List at least two fluids that can be used for liquid biopsy;
  4. Describe how liquid biopsy is involved in cancer care.
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  • Written by Karen Haas, OMPRN Patient Partner
  • Reviewed by Kyster Nanan, Project Manager and Education Lead, Terry Hawrysh, OMPRN Patient Partner and Victoria Hoskin, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Version history
Published March 01, 2023