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New Tests Spot Tough-to-Detect Cancers Sooner

Posted 3 Jun 2009 by

WEDNESDAY, June 3 – Mayo Clinic researchers say they have developed new tests that make it easier to diagnose cancers of the pancreas and bile ducts. In a study, the new tests more than doubled the detection rate of these cancers, which frequently are fatal because they often are not discovered until their later stages. "The earlier we can diagnose a patient, the better the types of treatment we ...

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