A blood test to detect 8 types of cancer could be coming - EasternEye

A blood test to detect 8 types of cancer could be coming


Scientists are one step closer to developing a single blood test that could detect at least eight types of cancer, a new study claims. The test is called CancerSEEK and it is a non-invasive procedure that will evaluate the presence of cancer gene mutations from circulating DNA in the blood. According to the study published in the journal Science, the researchers hope this idea would eventually lead to a $500 test that would help detect cancer at an earlier stage when it is more treatable. In the study led by researchers at Johns Hopkins University involving more than 1005 cancer patients,…

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