New DNA Blood Test Could Pinpoint Cancer’s Source in the Body

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> Lo says the researchers next plan to test their technique in urine, spinal fluid and other bodily liquids to detect and treat diseases early. From what I understand we are a long way from curing the many different types of cancer that exist, so it seems like the future of cancer treatment is early diagnosis. This is a welcome development. I think I read this in a Michio Kaku book, but he suggests that the future of cancer might be the mirror in your bathroom identifying cancer cells from your breath (or maybe a toilet picking it up from your urine). In any case, these hyper-early identifications would appear to be the way to go.


I hope this will come under preventive care so that health insurance will pick up the tab.