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One step closer to a universal cancer test

04-Dec-2018

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A universal cancer test can detect traces of the disease in a patient’s bloodstream.

Cheap, simple and uses a colour-changing fluid to reveal the presence of malignant cells in the body.

Sensitivity is about 90% and can serve as a screening test for cancer.

Needs to work towards clinical trials with patients that have a broader range of cancer types.

Research by University of Queensland, published in the journal Nature Communications.

Will take only ten minutes to tell you all about your cancers

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Research Development Manager at University of Queensland.

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Professor of Chemistry at The University of Queensland.

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Journal covering all topics in physics, chemistry, and biology.

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Public Research university.