What drove the researchers to their focus, was the peculiar fact that only 2% of cancers take root in the small intestines, while 98% of cancers running along the digestive path occur in the colon.
The test can accurately differentiate between benign, non-metastatic, and metastatic tumors within hours of biopsy.
The FDA approval for HealthMammo marks the companies first oncology solution to earn the coveted "go-ahead" from the US-based federal agency.
Developed by a Sino-US startup, the groundbreaking new blood test is referred to as PanSeer.
With physical and psychological stress, hormones called prostaglandin and catecholamine are produced in greater amounts - suppressing activity of immune system cells while speeding up metastases.
Some 94% of women with breast cancer who knew they were carriers in advance did not die of any cause within five years.
The MinION solution combines medicine, engineering and computer technology to vastly speed up cancer diagnostics.
A royal order was issued assigning Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah, the emir's designated successor, "to take over some constitutional jurisdictions of His Highness the Emir temporarily."
Lewis, a member of Congress from Atlanta who had announced in December that he had advanced pancreatic cancer, was 80.
Laboratory tests commissioned by the Environmental Working Group found glyphosate, the chemical better known as Roundup, in 80% of conventional chickpeas and hummus tested.