Chew on this: Cancer-detecting gum may soon be available

HudsonAlpha associate company Volatile Analysis has developed a new gum that’s designed to determine whether a person has cancer.

Company CEO Katherine Bazemore sat down with Fox News to discuss how it works.

The gum absorbs what are known as “volatiles” in a person’s saliva as they chew it, then the chewed gum is analyzed to determine whether it contains certain chemicals produced in the body when a person has cancer. With use of the gum, patients would no longer need to go through blood tests or urine analysis.

Read the full story from Fox News.