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RESEARCH | Cell-Free DNA Shows Promise for Nasopharyngeal Cancer Screening in Prospective Study

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Results from a large, prospective study suggest that monitoring for circulating, cell-free tumor DNA biomarkers can help in detecting tumors in individuals who do not yet show symptoms of the disease. “Using nasopharyngeal carcinoma as a model, we found that it was feasible to use analysis of circulating DNA to screen for cancers in asymptomatic persons,” corresponding author Dennis Lo, director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences and chemical pathology researcher at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and his colleagues wrote in a study appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine today.

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SOURCE: https://www.genomeweb.com/pcr/cell-free-dna-shows-promise-nasopharyngeal-cancer-screening-prospective-study

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