NHS England to trial new blood test for over 50 types of cancer

NHS England is about to start a large-scale trial of a new blood test that can detect over 50 types of early stage cancer. The test is called the Galleri test, and is able to identify early signs of cancer in the blood before people start to experience symptoms. The test has been shown to […]

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Blood test that detects 50 types of cancer

A simple blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer is to be piloted by NHS England in the autumn. The test identifies circulating free DNA (cfDNA) from cancer before any clinical signs or symptoms of the disease emerge. It is hoped it will eventually become a screening test for the early […]

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NHS to trial innovative cancer blood test

The NHS is trialling an innovative new blood test that may be able to detect more than 50 types of cancer. The Galleri blood test, developed by a company called GRAIL, will be piloted with 165,000 patients. Prior research on patients with signs of cancer has already found that the test, which checks for molecular […]

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