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New Blood Test Can Detect Wide Range of Cancers, Now Available to at Risk Individuals in Clinical Study at Dana-Farber

Mar 31, 2020 - Targeted News Service

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute issued the following news release on March 30:

In a study involving thousands of participants, a new blood test detected more than 50 types of cancer as well as their location within the body with a high degree of accuracy, according to an international team of researchers led by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Mayo Clinic.

The results, published online today by the Annals of Oncology, indicate that the test - which identified some particularly d...