Dogs ‘sniff out prostate cancer with 98% accuracy,’ study finds

This year, about 233,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers for men in the U.S. A new study has found out that dogs are able to detect prostate cancer from urine samples with 98% accuracy.Dogs have 200 million smell receptors in their nose that allow them to detect a variety of odors. Older studies have shown that dogs have been able to detect various cancers and it seems like dogs will be the next approach in cancer detection.

Contributing Author: Rosevine Azap

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