Tumor DNA in Blood Used to Detect Many Early-stage Ovarian and Other Cancers in Study

Tumor DNA in Blood Used to Detect Many Early-stage Ovarian and Other Cancers in Study
Using a modern DNA sequencing technique, Johns Hopkins researchers have come one step closer to diagnosing early-stage cancer patients with a simple blood draw. The method reads free circulating DNA in a patient’s blood and detects common cancer mutations. While further refinement is needed, it was able to identify three out of every five people with early-stage colorectal, ovarian,

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