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Dogs Have Potential To Sniff Out Prostate Cancer

Published on June 4, 2010 by   ·   No Comments

This week a team of researchers from Tenon Hospital in Paris reported at a San Francisco meeting of the American Urological Association that dogs can be trained to detect the characteristic odour of unique chemicals released into urine by prostate tumours. Man’s best friend may be able to find a new way to identify men who are most at risk from the cancer. If developed, the test might be more effective than the PSA test now used because it would have fewer false positives.

Source: DogMagazine.net – the K9 Magazine blog

Dogs Have Potential To Sniff Out Prostate Cancer

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