‘Scent device’ aims to sniff out bladder cancer
Bladder cancer kills more than 15,000 Americans each year, and is expected to cause about 73,000 new cancer cases in 2013.
Researchers report they have developed a “scent device” called the Odoreader that they hope may prove to be a reliable way to sniff out cancer in patients’ urine before it becomes a serious problem.
The Odoreader device correctly predicted 100 percent of bladder cancer cases from urine samples tested, researchers reported.
University of Liverpool)
More than 500,000 bladder cancer survivors live in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. Nine…
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