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Israeli scientists claim breath tests can predict stomach cancer

Israeli scientists claim breath tests can predict stomach cancer

Israeli scientists claim breath tests can predict stomach cancer 

Breath test is going to become a lot more important in the days to come. Researchers have concluded that a very simple breath test can actually successfully guess if someone is at a very high risk of developing stomach cancer.

People working on the study claim that the breath test can help detect tiny chemical compounds in people’s breath. This will be able to differentiate “breath prints” among people who are undergoing pre-cancerous changes.

Researchers have been claiming that people with cancer may have tiny chemical compounds in their breath. They also claim that these chemical compounds are not present in the breath of other people who are not going to suffer from it. Researchers claim that they analyzed breath samples of 145 people, including 30 patients who were known to have stomach cancer.

doctor using google glass in cancer operationThey are of the opinions that they didn’t face any problem in distinguishing cancerous samples from non-cancerous ones. But they also accepted that they also misdiagnose a few people as being high risk for cancer when they were not.

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