Thursday, January 12, 2012

Breath Test Sniffs Out Lung Cancer

interesting stuff. salivia and now the breath as a diagnostic tool. The mouth is an amazing place....I knew it all along....

SAN DIEGO -- Assessment of chemicals in exhaled breath distinguished between benign and malignant pulmona  .  More than half of patients with non-small cell lung cancer and KRAS mutations had partial responses or stable disease when treated with the targeted agent sorafenib, a Dutch study showed.dry nodules with 80 to 90% accuracy, results of a small clinical study showed.

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