Experts from the Royal Brompton hospital and king's College London, presented a universal laboratory test that can rapidly predict the presence or absence of a cancerous tumor in the body. It is possible that a new method will soon go into service cancer centres and conventional hospitals.
Scientists were able to identify a characteristic of cancer mutations in DNA. On the basis of this information, was coined by a system of prompt diagnosis of cancer. The information content of the method is close to the biopsy, when the technicians examine tissue samples taken during puncture or surgery, reports The Telegraph.
It is particularly important that the test is universal, it defines all types of cancer at any stage. If the testing method is successful, the world will get a new, effective and rapid way to identify dangerous diseases. Now cancer is on 1-2 place of mortality worldwide.