Blood Test Could Detect Breast Cancer

Blood Test Could Detect Breast Cancer

There are 5 comments on the News on 6 Tulsa story from Aug 7, 2008, titled Blood Test Could Detect Breast Cancer. In it, News on 6 Tulsa reports that:

A new blood test is helping detect breast cancer before it shows up on a mammogram.

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Mom of 2

Tulsa, OK

#1 Aug 7, 2008
This is awesome. I have lost both of my grandmothers and my mother to breast cancer. I know my chances of getting the disease is about 100%. To have a test that can detect it before a mammogram would be extemely beneficial to any woman more so those with a family history. Those who have been fortunate enough to not know anyone with breast cancer does not know how horrible the treatments can be. I am scared to death that one day it will be me on the recieving end of a Dr telling me I have cancer.
Gail Perry

Bradenton, FL

#2 Aug 7, 2008
It certainly is interesting, but the word I read there was "lab," not "clinical trial," much less "FDA approval."

I hope they can do this. It was a blood test (PSA) that caught my BIL's aggressive prostate cancer before it spread.

Chicago, IL

#3 Aug 7, 2008
This would be so awesome.....I would much rather have blood drawn than have my boobs smashed...LOL
Gail Perry

Bradenton, FL

#4 Aug 7, 2008
Having had breast cancer, I would still do both, but we need all the tests we can have.
satish kumar

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#5 Feb 24, 2009
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