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Topic Reading-Vol.2250-6/9/2018

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2018/06/09 Topic Reading-Vol.2250-6/9/2018

Dear MEL Topic Readers,

Cancer blood test ‘enormously exciting’

The earlier the better to detect a cancer for treatment. But it is neither practical nor economical to use colonoscopies to detect colorectal cancer to every adult or mammograms to check breast cancer to every woman every year. If there were easier and cheaper ways to test and detect cancers, many lives would be saved not to mention the pains and expenses for the treatment.

A team of scientists at John Hopkins University has announced a universal blood test for cancer. The new blood test hunts for mutations in genes that arise in cancer and proteins that are often released. When these early signals are detected, more specific tests can be conducted to identify if and what type of cancer is developing. This could make a significant difference to treat patients if early-stage tumors were removed or killed.

Enjoy reading and learning about this breakthrough medical advancement.

http://www.bbc.com/news/health-42736764

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