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Years-early detection of cancer markers possible through research using OHS samples

Nov 26, 2021 // Study Updates

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Plasma samples from 330 OHS participants were used to demonstrate that certain markers in the blood could be used to predict cancers up to seven years before a doctor’s diagnosis. Nicholas Cheng, a PhD student in the Awadalla Lab at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, presented his research at the October 2021 American Society for Human Genetics conference.

Learn more about this research in Techonomy
Read an earlier writeup of this project in our December 2020 newsletter