Use of Gas Sensors and FOBT for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer†
AbstractAmong the major challenges of medicine today there are screening and early detection of tumors (since the adenoma stage) in order to prevent their degeneration into malignant cancer and/or metastases. In particular, the colorectal cancer shows a high curability rate, up to 90%, if identified when in its benign stage. The Protocol discussed here is proposed to implement the clinical validation of a device consisting of an array of chemoresistive gas sensors made of semiconductor materials, able of identifying the difference between fecal exhalation of healthy subjects and of subjects suffering from high-risk colorectal polyps or tumors. The tests are compared to the results of fecal occult blood test and colonoscopy as a gold standard.
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Zonta, G.; Anania, G.; Togni, A.; Gaiardo, A.; Gherardi, S.; Giberti, A.; Guidi, V.; Landini, N.; Palmonari, C.; Ricci, L.; Malagù, C. Use of Gas Sensors and FOBT for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer. Proceedings 2017, 1, 398.
Zonta G, Anania G, Togni A, Gaiardo A, Gherardi S, Giberti A, Guidi V, Landini N, Palmonari C, Ricci L, Malagù C. Use of Gas Sensors and FOBT for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer. Proceedings. 2017; 1(4):398.Chicago/Turabian Style
Zonta, Giulia; Anania, Gabriele; Togni, Aldo de; Gaiardo, Andrea; Gherardi, Sandro; Giberti, Alessio; Guidi, Vincenzo; Landini, Nicolò; Palmonari, Caterina; Ricci, Luciano; Malagù, Cesare. 2017. "Use of Gas Sensors and FOBT for the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer." Proceedings 1, no. 4: 398.
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