'Electronic nose' could smell breath to warn about higher risk of oesophagal cancer

Published: 26/02/2020
'Electronic nose' could smell breath to warn about higher risk of oesophagal cancer
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

Current diagnostic method for Barrett’s oesophagus relies on invasive and costly endoscopy An electronic device that “sniffs” breath may offer a new way to identify people with a condition that can lead to cancer of the oesophagus, researchers have revealed. Recent figures suggest there are about 9,000 new cases of oesophageal cancer, or cancer of the food pipe, every year in the UK. Continue read

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