Greek scientist develops the first blood test that detects eight types of cancer

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An important step in developing a blood test that detects all cancers was made by scientists in the United States headed by Greek oncologist Nikolas Papadopoulos, who developed a test that can diagnose eight different types of cancer.

The ultimate goal of the scientists is to have a blood test that everybody will take every year so that any type of cancer can be diagnosed early enough to increase the likelihood of cure and survival. Such a universal early diagnosis test, before the appearance of the first symptoms of cancer, is considered to be the “Holy Grail” of oncology.

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Greek scientist develops the first blood test that detects eight types of cancer


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