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Pancreatic Cancer: Now worms will detect cancer, test will start from this month

Pancreatic Cancer: In today’s time, cancer cases are increasing all over the world. Cancer is a very serious disease, it has some stages, on which the life and death of a person depends. If a person gets cancer in the primary stage, then the chances of treating it and survival of the person increase. As the stage of cancer increases, the hope of survival of the people also decreases. Now you must be thinking that doctors identify cancer by getting a biopsy done. But in today’s article, we will tell you about such a unique test, about which you will also be shocked to hear.

Can tell pancreatic cancer by smelling insects

As we all know, there are many types of cancer. The way to find out about them is also different. In such a situation, a unique test has remained in the headlines in the media. This test has been developed in Japan. Scientists have developed this screening test to detect pancreatic cancer. Very small insects will be used to do this test. Insects will smell and identify the tumor, scientists claim that this test will be 100 percent correct. Screening will also be started with this unique test from this month itself.

How to check for worms?

In this unique investigation, the person’s urine sample will be sent to the lab. There will be a plate full of certain insects in the lab. These worms are called nematodes. It is about one millimeter in length. The urine will be poured into a plate full of insects. Scientists claim that the smelling power of these insects is very high. According to media reports, they have genetically modified insects, so that these insects can identify pancreatic cells and tell whether a person has cancer or not.

Let us know what is pancreatic cancer?

Pancreatic cancer is cancer that occurs in the pancreas, the lower part of the abdomen. This cancer is very dangerous. About 95 percent of people suffering from this cancer lose their lives. In the beginning of this cancer, symptoms like weight loss, abdominal pain are seen. With increasing age, the chances of getting this cancer also increase.

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