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April 27, 2017

Developing new tests to find and defeat cancer at its earliest stages

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mammography and other screening tools have made great strides in finding cancer early, when it is most likely to be successfully treated. However, some early-stage cancers are missed by conventional screening and are only detected when symptoms occur. Mayo Clinic and other research institutions are wondering: could a blood test complement current practice to improve […]

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Tags: breast cancer, cancer, Celine Vachon, Center for Individualized Medicine, clinical trials, Fergus Couch, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Minetta Liu, precision medicine

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