Medical Specialists can now More Accurately Test for Cervical Cancer

Johns Hopkins’ scientists have reported they have developed a urine test that predicts cervical cancer that is highly accurate compared to other tests based on genetic markers derived directly from cervical tissue.

Not only does this particular urine test detect DNA changes from precancerous cells, it also detects the human DNA alterations from Human Papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted disease directly linked to cervical cancer.

Read more in the original article from the ASCO post

 

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