New blood test could spare thousands of lung cancer patients from chemotherapy by spotting if tumour will spread

Press/Media: Research

Release date: 7/10/2019

Description

Based on: F Chemi et al. Pulmonary venous tumour cells disseminating prior to tumour resection are associated with relapse and seed future metastasis. Nature Medicine (2019) 

 

 

Media coverage

TitleNew blood test could spare thousands of lung cancer patients from chemotherapy by spotting if tumour will spread
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletDaily Mail
Media typeWeb
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
Date7/10/19
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-7545705/New-blood-test-spare-thousands-lung-cancer-patients-chemo.html
PersonsPhilip Crosbie