By 2020, You May Be Able to Test Yourself for Cancer In Your Own Home
Marlene Breverman stashed this in Cancer screening
In a few years, we could be testing ourselves for cancer using a simple, non-invasive saliva test.
Professor David Wong, from the University of California and the scientist behind the test, says that, if there are tumor signatures circulating in the test subject’s blood or saliva, the liquid biospy will detect it.
So far, the saliva test has been tested on lung cancer patients and has delivered “near-perfect” results, he shared while speaking at the American Association for the Advancement of Science‘s annual gathering in Washington
Unclear what other cancers this kind of test is good for besides lung cancer.