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Blood test for deadly uveal cancer of the eye gives new hope to patients after ECU research

Source: ABC News, June 2018

Uveal cancer is a particularly lethal from of the disease. In about half of all cases, the tumour will spread to other parts of a patient’s body.

Every year about 250 Australians are diagnosed with the cancer, which previously involved an agonising wait as samples were sent to the UK for testing.

One man who understands what this breakthrough means is Peter Samson, who first realised something was wrong when his vision collapsed in 2015.

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