There are many ways to screen for a single kind of cancer, but no single way to screen for many kinds of cancer.
Two research teams at the Mayo Clinic are working on parallel efforts to develop a simpler way to screen for multiple kinds of cancer.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Dr. Keith Stewart, who is leading one of those teams in partnership with Grail, a start-up aimed at improving cancer detection. Stewart is a professor at Mayo and the director of the Center for Individualized Medicine.
Click on the audio player above to hear their conversation.