Feb 7, 2013 | Weekly Articles
One of the recent advances in the field of cancer screening is onko-sure which can screen as many as 13 different types of cancers including lung, colon, rectum, ovary, liver .. and other cancers.
A single blood test, onko-sure, screens 13 different types of cancers at the earliest stage of the disease. The test indicates the presence of protein fragments called FDPs (Fibrinogen Degradation Products), which occur when cancer cells break down their surroundings allowing the growth of cancer.
About seventy percent of cancers are diagnosed in advanced stages leading to very poor outcomes and very high mortality. This novel approach, is a sure shot way, to diagnose cancer in time and help save a lot of lives.