1. Scientists of India, USA and UK have presented clinical evidence of an innovative test that can help in the early detection of cancer.
2. The study by scientists at Datar Cancer Genetics a molecular oncology facility has used a new method that detects clusters of tumour cells circulating in the bloodstream and helps in the early detection of cancer.
3. This is the first study of its kind to investigate the prevalence of C-ETACs (circulating ensembles of tumour associated cells) in over 16,000 participants, to establish the definitive new systemic hallmark of cancer.
4. This innovative blood-based test has the potential to eliminate the need for invasive biopsies.