Is a breath test for colon cancer possible?

There are 3 comments on the KFVS12 story from Dec 5, 2012, titled Is a breath test for colon cancer possible?. In it, KFVS12 reports that:

If colon cancer screening was as easy as taking a breath, more people might do it.

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Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Dec 5, 2012
Why not both ends smell the same so I'm told

Addition Hills, Philippines

#2 Dec 5, 2012
This is an information that can help detect colon cancer early if this is found to be true. Hopefully it will be so that early prevention can take place.

Since: Dec 12

Delhi, India

#4 Dec 6, 2012
There are numerous factors and underlying conditions responsible for the development of colorectal cancer. Some of the factors including age, family history of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and diverticulitis are beyond human control. To deal with these risk factors the only two helpful steps involve symptoms recognition and frequent screening tests for colorectal cancer also used by [url=http://capsiplextruth.blo]capsiplex[/url].
The potential risk of colorectal cancer increases in people above 40 years of age. People have to be really cautious about their diet and lifestyle after this age in order to increase their natural immunity against colorectal cancer. They must be able to recognize the symptoms associated with colon cancer and they must have a screening test like colonoscopy, which is recommended after every 10 years. The main objective of these screening tests is to detect this cancer in the early stages, when the chances of survival are above 90%. However, the tragedy is that most of the patients are diagnosed at late stages, when the treatment becomes less effective.That is the sole reason behind almost 50,000 deaths in USA each year, because of colon cancer. Experts strongly believe that this mortality rate can drop to 60% with early diagnosis of colon cancer. Therefore, professional have a great emphasis on encouraging people to go for the screening tests. One major hurdle in the early detection of this cancer is that people feel embarrassed to talk about the issues related to their bowels and have unknown fear about the screening tests for colon cancer. Only awareness about the disease and procedures can overcome these hurdles.

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