Breathalyzer test detects lung cancer: study PARIS â Scientists in Israel have devised a portable breath tester that detects lung cancer with 86 percent accuracy according to a study released Sunday. The device could provide an early warning system that flags the disease before tumours become visible in X-rays, the researchers reported in the journal Nature Nanotechnology. "Our results show great promise for fast, easy and cost-effective diagnosis and screening of lung cancer" they said. ... Early detection of lung cancer dramatically increases the odds of survival. Currently, only 15 percent of cases are discovered before the disease has begun to spread. ... Lung cancer claims some 1.3 million lives worldwide each year, accounting for nearly 18 percent of all deaths from cancer, according to the World Health Organisation. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gD0oDWeDtMfAYl0C5bvx6Yyd78Yg What have the arabs/muslims done lately?