A recent study in Science suggests that a blood test to detect different types of cancer is safe when used with positron emission tomography–computed tomography (PET-CT) to confirm the results. The researchers emphasized that, if approved for use, multicancer blood tests should be used alongside standard-of-care screenings to increase detection.
Abbasi J. Blood Test Flags Multiple Cancers in Large Study. JAMA. 2020;323(22):2239. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9266
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