Spot On CML

Spot On CML: A Little Card That’s Making a Big Difference for Diagnostics

The Max Foundation and Dr. Jerry Radich of the Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center are partnering to tackle the problem of CML diagnostics in underserved regions. Dr. Radich has developed a low-cost, paper-based diagnostic testing method for CML. With this new method, a physician spots a patient’s blood onto a test card and sends the card to Dr. Radich’s lab at the Fred Hutch for processing. He and his team are able to perform accurate diagnostic testing on the samples even after weeks of transport. Once patients are diagnosed, The Max Foundation connects them with available treatments free of charge....

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