Scientific publications, abstracts, and presentations

Read about the research and recent advances in multi-cancer early detection (MCED)

Long-term clinical outcomes of cancer diagnosed following detection by a blood-based MCED test

Poster - 2023 ASCO® Annual Meeting

Evaluating the diagnostic burden of tumor localization strategies for multi-cancer early detection tests

Poster - 2023 American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting

Improved sensitivity of multi-analyte early detection test based on mutation, methylation, aneuploidy, and protein biomarkers

Poster - American Association for Cancer Research 2022

Multi-cancer early detection through evaluation of aneuploidy, methylation, mutation, and protein biomarkers in plasma

Abstract - ESMO Congress 2022


Research article on DETECT-A study in Science, April 2020

"Feasibility of blood testing combined with PET-CT to screen for cancer and guide intervention"

Multi-Cancer Early Detection Overview Slide Set for Scientific Exchange

"Multi-cancer early detection through multiple analyte testing"

Recent talks and podcast discussions

Listen to experts discuss MCED testing and its impact on cancer screening

Shifting the Paradigm for Early Cancer Detection: A Multi-biomarker Class Approach to MCED Testing

2023 ASCO® Annual Meeting Industry Expert Theater presentation recording

Exact Sciences' MCED testing content page on


Content highlighting MCED testing posters presented at recent conferences and insights about the potential impact MCED testing may have on cancer screening


ACCC Webinar: Multi-Cancer Early Detection (MCED) 101

Discussion with thought leader Chetan Bettegowda, MD, PhD, Professor of Neurosurgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Becker’s Hospital Review Podcast: Multi-Cancer Early Detection

Conversation with Tom Beer, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President, Multi-Cancer Early Detection at Exact Sciences

New initiatives to transform cancer screening

Stay current on developments supporting MCED testing

Cancer Moonshot initiative to significantly improve cancer outcomes

The White House - Fact Sheet: President Biden Reignites Cancer Moonshot to End Cancer as We Know It


Congress bill H.R. 2407 (2023) proposes increased funding for cancer screening

Proposed legislation to support MCED testing