A Breath Test Leading to Global Access to Care

2018-03-21T19:23:19-06:00February 1st, 2018|Hot Topics, News|

By Dr. Robert Smyth, MB, MSc As a trainee in pulmonary medicine, lung cancer has long interested me. It is the leading cancer killer worldwide and estimated to be responsible for 1.6 million deaths, about a fifth of all deaths caused by cancer.   The highest estimated rates of lung cancer occur in Europe and North America, but with an estimated 300 million smokers in China, Asia is now also at the forefront of this continuing global battle with 51% of [...]