A cancer blood test based on DNA fragment size

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A cancer blood test based on DNA fragment size Medical Xpress

A team of researchers from the U.K., Denmark, Poland, the Netherlands and Switzerland has developed a new way to test for cancer—by looking at the size of tumor DNA fragments circulating in the bloodstream. In their paper published in the journal ...

New Blood Test Detects Eight Different Cancers By Hunting Down Their DNA IFLScience

Detecting cancer is a tricky business. It can involve unpleasant procedures like mammograms and colonoscopies and often tumors are only detected once they've reached a certain size. Scientists are working to find better alternatives, like simple blood ...

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