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New type of blood test may help diagnose cancer before symptoms appear

April 29th, 2020

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University helped develop a blood test that can detect cancers before the patient becomes symptomatic. The test, which is still in development will not be ready for widespread use for some time, spotted cancers that other screening methods missed. However, it also produced false positives and false negatives. Visit BGR’s homepage …

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New AI-powered blood test could reveal lung cancer without a CT scan

March 26th, 2020

A blood test that uses machine learning to hunt for cancer DNA could reveal lung cancer in patients who otherwise would never have been tested.  The system is accurate in roughly two-thirds of patients, but that may be enough to save an additional 1,200 lives per year, according to the scientists who developed it.  Visit …

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A new blood test could detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms emerge

January 21st, 2019

Alzheimer’s disease is an incredibly serious late-life aliment that can have a massive impact on an individual’s quality of life and self sufficiency. The good news is that treatments can dramatically limit the damage the disease causes, but they have to be administered early in its progression. Detecting Alzheimer’s can be tricky, especially when symptoms …