Device detects early lung cancer via blood test

News-Medical.Net July 10, 2024, 07:00 AM UTC

Summary: University of Queensland researchers have developed a device using a blood test to detect early-stage lung cancer. The device analyzes blood for specific biomarkers on extracellular vesicles, successfully differentiating between malignant and benign lung nodules in a study of 40 patients. This non-invasive technology aims to catch lung cancer early, potentially revolutionizing diagnosis and treatment. The research was published in Advanced Science.

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