A blood test can detect multiple types of cancer in people with no history or symptoms of cancer and can be safely incorporated into routine clinical care to help guide patient management in real-time, leading to early treatment, new research indicates.
Importantly, blood testing did not make participants (all women) less apt to engage in standard-of-care screening, said Dr. Nickolas Papadopoulos, of the Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, in Baltimore, Maryland. Read more . . .