From a single drop of blood. This is the Holy Grail of diagnosing cancer. The key to early detection.
Details are here, and we discuss this on Heart Health Radio here.
Toshiba says its device tests for 13 cancer types with 99% accuracy from a single drop of blood (Japan Times)
Toshiba Corp. has developed technology to detect 13 types of cancer from a single drop of blood with 99 percent accuracy, the company announced Monday.
Toshiba developed the diagnosis method together with the National Cancer Center Research Institute and Tokyo Medical University, and hopes to commercialize it in “several years” after starting a trial next year.
The method could be used to treat cancer in its early stage, it said.