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.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/277012.php

Contributing Author: Rosevine Azap

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