Blood Test For Lung Cancer May Be Possible

Monday, May 19, 2008 - 12:14 in Health & Medicine

A simple blood test may be able to detect lung cancer in its earliest stages with unprecedented accuracy, according to new research. The possibility of developing a non-invasive test to distinguish cancerous from benign lesions in the lungs has enormous implications, not just for the world of medicine, but for every individual patient who has gone through the harrowing experience of having to wait for conclusive biopsy results after preliminary testing.

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