New breast cancer blood test could improve treatment options in more serious cases

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New breast cancer blood test could improve treatment options in more serious cases

A new blood test could prove useful in breast cancer.

Women with advanced stages of breast cancer could receive potentially life-extending personalised treatment after taking a new blood test that detects tumour DNA.

The test, known as a “liquid biopsy”, can detect and track alterations in 13 different genes, including some of the most important drivers of the disease.

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK, with around 150 new cases diagnosed every day.

Read full article: New breast cancer blood test could improve treatment options in more serious cases | The Independent

Read Full Article: New breast cancer blood test could improve treatment options in more serious cases | The Independent

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