It’s being called a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer. Researchers have developed a blood test that can detect brain tumors early, but that’s not the only thing this new test can do.
Brain cancer: Two words no one ever wants to hear, but for those who do, “Remarkable resilience is something that we see in lots of patients and their families,” said Duane Mitchell, MD, Ph.D., professor of neurosurgery at the University of Florida.
That mentality helped solidify Mitchell’s drive to improve brain cancer patients’ lives through research. “I think there’s a critical need. Even though these are not the most common cancers, they can be some of the most devastating.”Learn more about New Test Would Use DNA to Find Brain Tumors, Cancer