Liquid Biopsies May Soon Replace Needle Biopsies
A blood test has been developed that can identify biomarkers for various stage 1 cancers in the body. Utilizing the same technology that finds DNA at crime scenes, this may transform cancer screening.
While the test is already being explored at certain cancer centers, the goal is to eliminate the need for needle biopsies. Soon, a simple draw may be able to detect cancer before there are any symptoms.