Can a Blood Test Help Detect Cancer?

By Patrick Hwu, M.D. - May 01, 2023

The Moffitt Medical Minute is a weekly video series featuring Moffitt Cancer Center President and CEO Dr. Patrick Hwu. He takes complex or confusing medical and scientific topics and breaks them down in just 60 seconds.

The standard test for identifying cancer involves removing pieces of a tumor for analysis. Now we are exploring a simple noninvasive blood test that can detect small amounts of cancer cells and cancer DNA that may be circulating in the blood stream.

Check out this episode of the Moffitt Medical Minute to learn more.

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