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Is a blood test the future for colorectal cancer screening? An interview with Ajay Goel

Written by Ajay Goel (City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute CA, USA)

We recently had the opportunity to interview Ajay Goel, Ph.D., A.G.A.F., professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Diagnostics and Experimental Therapeutics at City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute (CA, USA). In this interview, Ajay updates us on his latest research in early detection blood tests for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, the challenges associated and the implications on the precision medicine field. Can you give us an overview of your research into early detection blood tests for CRC? Epidemiological studies carried out over the last two or three decades have repeatedly shown that early detection of CRC helps produce...

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