What sounds like science fiction may become a reality.
It’s a call women hope they won’t get: There’s something suspicious-looking in your mammogram, and you need further testing. Maybe you need an ultrasound, or maybe you need a biopsy. One thing’s for sure — it’s stress-inducing.
So what if all that anxiety could be wiped away by taking a simple breath test that told you whether you need further testing for breast cancer? That’s what an open clinical trial at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is trying to figure out.