Doctors May Soon Be Able To Screen For Breast Cancer With Blood Test

Doctors May Soon Be Able To Screen For Breast Cancer With Blood Test


THE WAY DOCTORS SCREEN FOR BREAST CANCER THIS COULD SOON CHANGE. PAT: IS SUZANNE MARQUES EXPLAINS A GOOD IAN OUT WITH A YEARLY MAMMOGRAM IN AND LET THE SIMPLE BLOOD TEST. EVA WILLIAMS IN PASADENA IS TALKING ABOUT TINY LUMPS THAT IS SOMETIMES TURNED HER INTO A NERVOUS WRECK. I GOT MY FIRST MAMMOGRAM WHEN I WAS 40 YEARS OLD. REPORTER: WHEN SHE FOUND LUMPS SHE NEEDED BIOPSIES. SO FAR THE NEWS HAS BEEN GOOD BUT THAT DOESN’T TAKE AWAY THE PAIN OF PROCEDURES OR THE STRESS OF WAITING FOR ANSWERS. DR. LADY A CASE AND HAS ASKED HER TO DONATE A SAMPLE OF HER BLOOD. WE ARE GOING TO USE IT TO COMPARE MAMMOGRAM. SCIENTISTS WILL BE COMPARING HER BLOOD TO THE BLOOD OF OTHER WOMEN MAMMOGRAMS. THEY’RE CHECKING TO SEE IF THEIR DIFFERENCES IN BETWEEN THOSE WHO HAVE CANCER AND THOSE LIKE A BOTA DON’T. THIS WOULD BE A TOOL TO SEE IF YOU NEED A BIOPSY OR IF IT’S SENSITIVE IT WILL ABOLISH THE MAMMOGRAM NEED. APRIL HOPES DOCTORS GET THE ANSWERS THEY ARE LOOKING FOR BECAUSE IF EVER GIVEN A CHOICE BETWEEN A MAMMOGRAM AND A LEAD TEST. I WOULD WOULD GO WITH THE BLOOD TEST. SUZANNE MARQUES “CBS 2 NEWS”.” PAT: APPEARANCES IN