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WINNING the war against CANCER

EARLY DETECTION

NEW BREATH TEST

Currently in development, the non-invasive test analyses molecules in your breath that can show the presence of cancer at very early stages. It’s hoped that it will eventually be introduced to GP surgeries.

Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, who’s leading the trial at the Cancer Research UK Centre in Cambridge, says, ‘We urgently need to develop new tools, like this breath test, which could help to detect and diagnose cancer earlier, giving patients the best chance of surviving their disease.’

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