Cancer continues to be one of the most dreaded diseases globally. According to the American Cancer Society, the last 2 decades has shown a steady decline in the death rate from cancer in the US. The cancer death rate for men and women combined fell 25% from its peak in 1991 to 2014, based on available data. This translates to more than 2.1 million deaths averted during this period. While this data is encouraging, early cancer detection is key to saving many more lives.

Tremendous research continues worldwide in this critical space, all with the single mission to help fight cancer and someday make the world free of cancer.

Changing technological advancements is making the treatment of various diseases more timely and accurate. Here’s one such promising innovation that says it can detect 17 diseases, including cancer by simply analyzing a breath sample.