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Inherited cancer gene mutations - Implications for families

With genetic testing becoming more common in cancer patients this article adapted from Lab Tests Online US explains the use of cascade testing to detect inherited cancer gene mutations.... Full story

A blood test for Alzheimer's disease

Researchers in Japan and Australia have just reported results of a new test for early Alzheimer’s disease. This report has caused some excitement in popular media as Alzheimer’s disease is a common and feared affliction in our ageing population. We will explain what this report means.
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CancerSEEK liquid biopsy test shows promise for early cancer detection

We have reported previously about “liquid biopsy” type tests for early detection of cancer. A new study reported online in the journal Science suggests that advances are being made in this area. ... Full story

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