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By Kevin Begos

Blood Tests for Cancer Screening

In the future, scientists hope to detect cancers with a simple blood test

By Kevin Begos


Lung cancer can be difficult to detect, but that may one day change. Preliminary new research suggests that doctors may someday be able to use a simple blood sample to detect new cancers or cancers that have recurred. The test may also be able to monitor tumor growth in patients.


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