New DNA Blood Test Can Screen for Rare Sinus Cancer


August 10, 2017

From MedlinePlus (August 9, 2017): " A new DNA blood test can catch a rare but deadly form of cancer that occurs in the sinuses, researchers report. Nasopharyngeal cancer is relatively rare, however, it is much more common in southern China and other parts of Asia and North Africa, making a test for early detection an important way to potentially save lives there, according to the ACS." The test looks for DNA evidence of Epstein-Barr virus in blood samples.

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