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Preventative Care

Using routine blood work to rout out cancer

By Seema Singh Bhan, Senior Vice President, Public Policy and External Affairs, Thrive Earlier Detection Corp.

In 2019, 1.7 million people in the United States were diagnosed with cancer, and 600,000 people died from this cruel disease.

Cancer as we know it today is devastating, in part because it is frequently identified at late stages when the disease already has spread. While tremendous work has been done to develop novel therapeutic approaches to help extend the lives of those with late stage disease, nothing is as effective as earlier detection. When diagnosed earlier, cancer is usually treated more successfully, and, in some cases, even cured. 

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