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Could a simple blood test replace the invasive tissue biopsy?

Answer: It’s complicated …

April 2, 2019 | By Jake Siegel / Fred Hutch News Service

Don’t expect blood tests to replace the oncologist’s needle anytime soon.

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Exploring why people with HIV have a higher risk of lung cancer

120 volunteers to enroll in Seattle-area study of cancer-related gene mutations

Dec. 4, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers Fred Hutch announced on Dec. 1 the start of a new study with a goal to understand why those who are HIV-positive are at higher risk of lung cancer.

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Researchers closer to early lung cancer detection

Sam Hanash leads discovery of blood proteins associated with early development of lung cancer; findings hold promise of a blood test for screening, diagnosis

Sept. 19, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

A Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center team has discovered proteins in the blood that are associated with early lung cancer development in mice and humans. The advance brings the reality of a blood test for the early detection and diagnosis of lung cancer a step closer.

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