Dogs Used to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
New Research Focuses on Training Dogs to Sniff Out Ovarian Cancer
By Celia Fernandez | 08/12/2013 - 13:40

Researchers are trying to figure out a more effective way to help diagnose ovarian cancer and they are using dogs’ keen sense of smell to do it.

The University of Pennsylvania’s Working Dog Center has started training three canines to sniff out signature compounds that are evident in ovarian cancer using blood and tissue samples donated by patients.

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