Published in Women's Health Weekly, October 5th, 2006
Researchers in the United States report, "We evaluated a breath test for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) as a predictor of breast cancer."
M. Phillips and colleagues of Menssana Research, Inc. explained, "Breath VOCs were assayed in 51 asymptomatic women with abnormal mammograms and biopsy-proven breast cancer, and 42 age-matched healthy women. A fuzzy logic model predicted breast cancer with accuracy superior to previously reported findings."
"Following random assignment to a training set (64) or a prediction set...
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