This is the second blog in the Movember series.
Movember is the leading charity changing the face of Men's Health.
Their story started 20 years ago with a few friends, some moustache's and a cheque to the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia.
One of the most lethal cancers globally is colorectal cancer (CRC). Worldwide, it is ranked as the third most common cause of cancer-related death in men and women.
CRC is defined as a tissue growth called polyps, occurring in the inner lining of either the colon or rectum area.
You are finally ready to start a new experiment with plasma or serum – congratulations! But what kind of data should you be expecting? Your results might surprise you, especially if you work with cellular sample types such as tissue biopsies.
Often, forensic investigators arrive at a crime scene after things have been sitting for a while.
This usually means not only an increase in the "ew, gross" factor but also an increase in the degradation of any samples that may be present.