A Nasal Swab May Confirm Lung Cancer?

6 Jun

Researchers identified 30 genes in the nasal passages of patients with lung cancer that were active in a different way from those in people without the disease.

This nasal swab could someday be used to confirm the disease after patients have a CT scan, thus avoiding unnecessary follow-up procedures and lung biopsies.

Source: Bottom Line Personal May 2017  Marc Lenburg, PhD, associate professor of medicine, Boston University, and coauthor of a study published in Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

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