The potential use of saliva to detect recurrence of disease in women with breast carcinoma.

BACKGROUND Approximately 1 woman in every 10 will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. It has been shown that screening for breast cancer can reduce breast cancer mortality. The use of a saliva-based test could prove to be very useful in post-operative and/or adjunctive therapy management of breast cancer patients. METHODS The following study was… (More)