Journal article

Characterising the phenotypic evolution of circulating tumour cells during treatment

Simon Chang-Hao Tsao, Jing Wang, Yuling Wang, Andreas Behren, Jonathan Cebon, Matt Trau

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by ARC DECRA


Awarded by National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia


Awarded by MCRF from the Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA)


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the ARC DECRA (DE140101056) awarded to Dr. Y.W. We would like to acknowledge the funding support from the National Breast Cancer Foundation of Australia to M.T. (CG-12-07). These grants have significantly contributed to the environment to stimulate the research described here. The Raman imaging was conducted at Queensland node of the Australian National Fabrication Facility (QANFF). S.C.T. is supported by the Australian Postgraduate Award and the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Foundation for Surgery Research Scholarship. J.W. is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarships. A.B. is supported by a MCRF (17019) from the Victorian Cancer Agency (VCA). We also acknowledge Kevin M. Koo and Dr. Darren Korbie for manuscript revision. We would also like to acknowledge Joanne Hawking and Christopher Hudson for their assistance with patient sample collection. We would also like to thank Ocean Optics for generously loaning the handheld Raman spectrometer used in one of patient sample tests. Most importantly, we would like to thank all the patients for their generosity and support.