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Scientists at Georgia Tech develop breathalyzer that can detect cancer (Photo Gary Meek Georgia Tech) Scientists at Georgia Tech develop breathalyzer that can detect cancer (Photo Gary Meek Georgia Tech)  

Cancer-detecting breathalyzer developed by scientists at Georgia Tech

A simple invention could save thousands of lives  and drastically reduce the amount of time and expense in screening patients for cancer.

The cancer-detecting breathalyzer system was unveiled on June 2 at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago and is able to detect the early signs of breast and lung cancer.

It is still awaiting clinical trials but may provide an alternative method to current screening processes using large scanners which are both expensive and invasive. 

Full story here: New device that ‘smells cancer on your breath’ could save lives by detecting early signs of disease