Young shire scientist’s discovery of simple breast cancer blood screening test set to undergo clinical trials

While 2016 was a big year for Dharmica Mistry, a young scientist from Sydney’s south, the next 12 months will be even more important.

Dr Mistry’s discovery that a simple blood test could be used to screen women for breast cancer led to her being named the 2016 NSW Young Woman of the Year.

Her work is due to be subjected to clinical trials in the community this year and, depending on the results, the test could be on the market as early as 2018.  Read more..

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