‘Electronic nose’ accurately detects ovarian, pancreatic cancers

‘Electronic nose’ accurately detects ovarian, pancreatic cancers

An electronic, odor-based tool accurately distinguished pancreatic and ovarian cancer specimens from benign disease and control specimens by analyzing vapors emanating from blood samples, according to results of a small, preliminary study.The results, presented during the virtual ASCO Annual Meeting, indicate the tool could represent a noninvasive approach to screen for hard-to-detect cancer types, researchers noted.“We have been working on the issue of early detection by liquid biopsy for quite some time, and although we have made inroads with current approaches, they have not beenRead More

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