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Sniffing cancer

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Bladder cancer is said to be the most expensive cancer to treat, due to repeated scopes to inspect the development of the cancer cells in the bladder. A new scent device has the potential to dramatically cut these costs by preventing the number of scopes required to diagnose the disease. UK researchers from the University of Liverpool and University of the West of England, (UWE Bristol), have built a device that can read odours in urine to help diagnose patients with early signs of bladder cancer.  For further information, click on the following link: Plosjournalarticle 
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