Cancer breath-test research12th February 2008
A research team at Swansea University has developed a way to analyse breath samples to test for cancer and diabetes.
Using methods originally used to "monitor solvents inhaled by print machine operators", the scientists want to find a faster way of identifying diseases. Dr Masood Yousef, a senior research assistant at the university's Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, said: "There are also certain compounds that seem to mark out particular types of cancer."
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Title: Cancer breath-test research
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5613
Date Added: 12th Feb 2008