New Research: Blood Tests to Replace Mammograms?

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Researchers in the UK have discovered differences in the blood of a breast cancer patient which might hold the key to early detection and effective treatment.

This is huge because, while mammography is an effective tool for detecting signs of breast cancer, it often picks up false positives which can cause stress to the patient and increase healthcare costs. That search for a cure is why a team at the University of Leicester is conducting the UK’s largest breast screening clinic at Charing Cross Hospital, London.

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