Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Dogs can sniff out early bowel cancer

By James Gallagher, Health reporter, BBC news:

A Labrador retriever has sniffed out bowel cancer in breath and stool samples during a study in Japan.

The research, in the journal journal Gut, showed the dog was able to identify early stages of the disease.

It has already been suggested that dogs can use their noses to detect skin, bladder, lung, ovarian and breast cancers. Read more>>

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