TITLE

Volatile Organic Compounds in Exhaled Breath as Biomarkers for the Early Detection and Screening of Lung Cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Tisch, Ulrike; Billan, Salem; Ilouze, Maya; Phillips, Michael; Peled, Nir; Haick, Hossam
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Current Medical Literature: Lung Cancer;2012, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on detection and screening of lung cancer. Staging of this disease can be classified according to the tumor, node and metastasis (TNM). It notes that most lung cancers originate from epithelial cells, and can be classified as small-cell lung carcinoma (SCLC), squamous cell carcinoma or large cell carcinoma. Lung cancer can be diagnosed through computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET).
ACCESSION #
78348931

 

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