Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic study shows promise of new blood-based lung cancer test

AACR abstract highlights methylation markers capable of detecting all types of lung cancer with more than 90% sensitivity and specificity

MADISON, Wis., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A study from Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) and Mayo Clinic released today by the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) shows promise for the development of a blood-based lung cancer test. Researchers conducted a multi-round study of nearly 400 patients, which demonstrated high accuracy for detecting lung cancer at all stages.

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