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A Breath Test For Lung Cancer

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(NBC) Science is a step closer to developing a breath test to detect lung cancer.

A device developed at the University of Colorado Cancer Center examines organic compounds found in exhaled breath. Scientists there say the device can distinguish patients with C-O-P-D  from those who have lung cancer. It may also be able to identify how advanced the cancer is.
If further studies are successful, it could offer a non-invasive way to screen for lung cancer and find out how patients are responding to treatments.

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