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Japan's Toray seeks fast approval for 'single drop' cancer blood test

Simple screenings hold promise of helping early detection in tough cases

A woman takes a blood test at a Tokyo convenience store. Japanese materials group Toray has developed a screening for cancer that it says requires little blood.

TOKYO -- Japan materials group Toray Industries will apply this year for fast-track government approval to sell a cancer screening test that requires only one drop of blood.

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