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Heat detects cervical cancer

9th January 2014

US scientists say a new test can be used to detect cancer using heat.

A study, published in the journal Plos One, showed the "plasma thermogram" could examine the proteins inside blood and could detect cervical cancer and how advanced it was.

Cancer Research UK said thermograms might improve detection, but more evidence on the accuracy and reliability was needed.

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