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Early detection test was posted 01/18/2018 01:56 pm by Dr. Hruban
E-mail Address: rhruban@jhmi.edu

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Members of the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center contributed to a study published in the journal Science describing a new blood test for the earlier detection of cancer. Published advance on line on January 18th,
http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2018/01/17/science.aar3247

the study describes how a blood test for a combination of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) and cancer protein markers can be used to detect ten major types of cancer, including pancreatic cancer. An exciting advance!

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