You won't find it in your local candy store, but soon there may be a new chewing gum that could help save your life.

It isn't Juicy Fruit or Bazooka, but a gum being developed by an Alabama company called Volatile Analysis that's designed to determine whether a person has cancer.

The gum absorbs what are known as "volatiles" in a person's saliva as they chew it, then the chewed gum is analyzed to determine whether it contains certain chemicals produced in the body when a person has cancer.

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