Mouth swab for lung cancer?

April 14, 2008 9:06:01 PM PDT
Getting tested for lung cancer could soon be easy as saying "Ahhh."Smoking not only damages cells in the lungs, but also in the mouth. And with that in mind, doctors from the University of Texas are working on a mouth swab test to find out if a smoker is developing lung cancer.

The new test could save them from painful biopsies.