Increasingly, technology to detect and treat various diseases are becoming more sophisticated, although coupled with the fact that the complicated tests were also quite expensive. But most of this new technology is not complex, easy to use and very affordable because it uses only the smell of human breath.
This technology was developed by a team of scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and was first introduced on June 2, 2012 at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Chicago. Although still awaiting the results of clinical trials, a technology called cancer-detecting breathalyzer system is capable of early detection for breast cancer and lung cancer.
The tool is also expected to drastically reduce the cost to cancer patients in the United States, but it allows the expansion of screening in countries with inadequate infrastructure and the technology is still taboo for a mammogram. (more…)