Detecting early stage lung cancer from the breath

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Lung cancer killed around 9,000 Australians in 2015. Early detection promises a much higher chance of survival. PhD candidate Noushin Nasiri is developing a method of early detection based on biomarkers found in people’s breath.  It relies on technology capable of detecting concentrations of molecules in parts per trillion.

Period14 Nov 2015

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  • TitleDetecting early stage lung cancer from the breath
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletABC-The Science Show
    Media typeRadio
    CountryAustralia
    Date14/11/15
    DescriptionLung cancer killed around 9,000 Australians in 2015. Early detection promises a much higher chance of survival. PhD candidate Noushin Nasiri is developing a method of early detection based on biomarkers found in people’s breath. It relies on technology capable of detecting concentrations of molecules in parts per trillion.
    Producer/AuthorThe Science Show with Robyn Williams
    PersonsNoushin Nasiri