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Biotech Innovations
June 9, 2020

Blood Test Flags Multiple Cancers in Large Study

JAMA. 2020;323(22):2239. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.9266

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.

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