Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Breath may be used to ID early lung cancer

Science Daily – Jan. 28, 2014 – Specific molecules in the exhaled breath of people may be used to identify people in the early stage of developing lung cancer, a study presented at the 50th Annual meeting of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons today shows. Dr. Michael Bousamra of the University of Louisville presented the findings showing that the cancer-specific compounds were predictive of lung cancer 95 percent of the time.