Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 29 July 2014

New test could help identify lung cancer

A new gene test may help identify the smokers most likely to contract lung cancer

Scientists in the US believe it could help provide an earlier warning of the disease than current methods

But it is proving controversial, because it'll also tip off some people that they're unlikely to suffer the condition, even if they keep smoking.

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