“Over the last 15 years, there have been a lot of attempts with different products and processes for early detection of cancer,” Dr. Leonard Lichtenfeld, deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society.
Breath samples, urine samples and even dogs that might be able to smell cancer have been tried recently.
“None of these efforts are proven to detect cancer early,” Lichetenfeld said.
The gum is in the testing stage but Volatile Analysis plans to have the gum available to doctors and patients some time in 2018.
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