Just saw something about a potentially groundbreaking new test for breast cancer being tested in clinical trials by the Australian company Femiscan. Here’s a link to the article at HeraldSun.com.au:
Cancer test in a hair
Basically, Femiscan tests your hair using a synchrotron particle accelerator (they use one located in Chicago at the moment) and then they interpret the results. So far, according to Femiscan, test results look very promising.
One caveat: As of now, the test gives some false positives and some false negatives. But if it really has the potential to detect breast cancer at its earliest stages and at least alert women to get further testing, well…this could be a huge step in the battle against cancer!
I like to think of it as hair today, here tomorrow! (-;
UPDATE: I was only able to find this update on hair testing for cancer, and I haven’t found any updates on Femiscan’s role in this.
If you are here because you are interested in a different Femiscan product related to urinary incontinence, you may want to go to the Femiscan dot com website. I know nothing about this other than what I read on their site, but if it helps, great. Good luck!