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Tests will be carried out on 10,000 patients identified as having a higher risk of developing disease...


A simple blood test capable of identifying lung cancer at an early stage is to be trialled by the NHS on thousands of smokers.


It his hoped the new test, developed in Britain and already piloted in the US, will drastically cut death rates, reduce medical bills and lead to an overhaul in the way cancer is diagnosed and treated.