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Simple saliva test could be a game-changer for diagnosing breast cancer in under-50s

The simple saliva test can identify almost half of women who will get breast cancer in the next decade, thus potentially saving the lives of thousands of people under-50. Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid has hailed the research as ‘promising’. It is viewed as particularly important in identifying women who have a high genetic risk of developing breast…
Natalie Creaney
May 27, 2022
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Portable prostate cancer test could revolutionise early detection

A new portable and rapid prostate cancer test could give populations most at risk of prostate cancer, such as African-American men, a fast, convenient route to diagnosis. The inexpensive test, which mirrors the now-familiar two-strip lateral flow test device, can give results in around 15 minutes following the application of a drop of blood. The cube-shaped 1.6 inch reader measures…
Ben Kemp
January 7, 2022