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A technique to get more information from the blood of cancer patients than previously possible has been developed.
A blood test may be able to sound early warning bells that patients with advanced melanoma skin cancer are relapsing.
Researchers trying to improve a blood test used to spot foetal disorders have found unexpected signs of cancer in three pregnant women on their study.
Blood samples could offer an alternative to tumour biopsies in lung cancer patients, according to European researchers.
Newly-identified cancer cell fingerprints in the blood could one day help doctors diagnose a range of children’s cancers faster and more accurately.
A simple blood test could pinpoint which children are unlikely to respond to treatment for a particularly aggressive form of neuroblastoma
Scientists have developed a new way of looking at how tumours evolve in real-time and develop drug resistance by tracking changes in blood.
A simple blood test currently in early-stage testing could provide a fast and reliable means of diagnosing the most common form of lung cancer, say scientists.
US scientists have developed a blood test to predict how hard smokers will find it to quit smoking, and say this could lead to bespoke treatment for individual needs.