Posts Tagged ‘cancer detection’

Drug Discount Program To Get Senate Oversight Hearing

The drug discount 340 program is getting a hearing from the Senate health committee in an effort to fix and reform it.  Senate health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) will hold hearings in early spring. No date has yet been specified.  early spring, but did not specify a date. The 340B Drug Discount Program is a federal government program created in…

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Blood Test Detects Several Different Cancer Types

A new blood test that can detect several types of cancer and pinpoint their source has been developed. Johns Hopkins University researchers focused on eight cancer types: breast, colorectal, esophagus, liver, lung, ovary, pancreas, and stomach. These cancers are rampant in Western populations, and currently there are no accurate blood-tests for their early detection.  …

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Non-invasive Early Detection of Cancer In The Blood

Researchers have developed a method to identify tumor cell DNA in blood samples taken from patients with different types of cancer. Their findings suggest a way to detect early stages of this disease and consequently help guide treatments.   Cancer History This disease occurs when genes change the way cells grow and divide. In all…

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