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Hong Kong Test Shows Efficacy Of Early Cancer Liquid Biopsy Testing



8/10/2017 9:21:50 AM

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A group of Hong Kong researchers have shown the viability of "liquid biopsy" early cancer screening in a large trial. Dennis Lo, PhD, the founder of Hong Kong cancer screening company Cirina, along with associates at Hong Kong University, conducted a three-year test among 20,000 men for nasopharyngeal cancer. 34 cases were discovered, and 71% of the cases were still at an early stage of development. The results were published in The New England Journal of Medicine. In June, Cirina merged into Grail, a California company that has raised $1 billion to develop early screening tests for cancer.

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