cancer screening

Early detection of cancers will require blood sweat and tears

An NHS study of a new cancer blood test holds huge promise, but will not be without its challenges, says Snedden Campbell’s Ivor Campbell. The announcement that the NHS is taking part in a major new clinical trial for a blood test that could detect more than 50 cancers early has been welcomed as a …

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NHS England starts largest ever trial of Galleri cancer blood test

A blood test called Galleri that could detect dozens of different forms of cancer before symptoms appear will start trials by the NHS in England involving around 140,000 subjects. Volunteers aged between 50 and 77 are being sought to trial the diagnostic developed by California biotech Grail, which spun out of Illumina in 2016 and …

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Patient from Ethiopia Underwent PET Scan at Turkey

Mrs Sendu Tereffe was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. The stage 4 cancer had advanced, and she underwent treatment in her home country, Ethiopia. Mrs Sendu Tereffe wanted to know her prognosis and the efficacy of her treatment. She decided to have a consultation with a reputed oncologist and oncology follow up. She wanted …

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