Breast cancer detected by blood tests in the future?
Anna Kooiman reports from New York
- Duration 3:12
- Date Oct 5, 2012
Anna Kooiman reports from New York
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I was not being Breast Cancer Awareness Month we had a special edition of our box -- sticks and a -- and joins us now.
-- -- Of course we began our patent and pretty -- -- for a round up the latest cancer news.
Good morning -- Heather good morning to everybody at home who researchers say that in the not so distant future.
As simple blood test could spot early signs of breast cancer more effectively -- using an X ray test spot along.
Scientists hope the blood test will be able to detect whether breast cancer patients are likely to relapse and what drugs they're particular type of tumor.
-- respond -- you using this research scientists are also looking at using a blood tests to detect bowel and lung cancers.
In breast cancer has been as deadly as combat for military women in recent years while more than 800 women.
Have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan about the very same number have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Congress is granted a 120 million dollars this year to fund the research.
Because breast cancer rates among military women and men.
Are alarming how Walter reed Army Medical Center study found that military women are 20% to 40% more likely to get the disease.
Then other women although breast cancer among many is rare.
Dozens of men at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina have been diagnosed and researchers.
With the CDC are preparing a study that will try to determine whether the culprit.
Is contaminated drinking water -- -- show your support I'll give a hundred breast cancer awareness and also research we -- a few fun products that you may be.
Wanting to invest in Procter & Gamble is bringing meaning to cleaning if we want to bring those in.
We've got -- as -- some -- starter kits right here here's this one down here.
And they're going to be available at Wal-Mart.
All month long.
And and they are making eight Procter & Gamble anyway is making it 100000.
To cleaning for a reason that's a nonprofit that works to clean homes of women battling cancer next up we have these -- -- banks.
Which are super -- -- retractable.
So they don't get into a -- -- messing your person also so not little little.
About one inch speakers here she -- pink products are given beaten giving about a 40% of the proceeds.
To breast cancer -- on -- that's great and they share is -- everybody's been rule in over these 10% of proceeds.
The purchase price are going to the Susan G.
Komen foundation for.
A cure which is -- -- we're going to be digging into those and just dissect it.
And he's -- drops these are designed for women who are battling chemotherapy -- -- -- queasy stomachs they're sour raspberry -- They are doctor recommended it also all natural 5% of proceeds.
Are going to breast cancer this month as well and are you ready for some football this Sunday you're going to be -- your favorite NFL players.
Putting on their cleats in their gloves and all sorts of things so I'll be at home is here a big football say anything good nfl.com and -- some of these products and proceeds are going to be going to the cause.
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