Scientists have developed a blood test that can detect signs of eight types of cancer before symptoms arise. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The US$500 blood test to detect early signs of eight cancer types, using algorithm that detects where tumours are

First-of-its-kind test detects cancers of the ovary, liver, stomach, pancreas, oesophagus, colon, lung and breast – responsible for over 60 per cent of cancer deaths – by searching our DNA for telltale ‘needle in a haystack’; it could be available to public in 2019

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Scientists have developed a blood test that can detect signs of eight types of cancer before symptoms arise. (Don Bartletti/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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