- The charity Medical Detection Dogs has shown in an initial study that specially trained dogs could detect prostate cancer from urine in 93% of cases.
- Medical Detection Dogs was founded in 2008, with co-founder Claire Guest's dog helping her find out that she had breast cancer the following year when her dog continuously prodding her in the chest.
- They help to improve accuracy of the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) test, which has a high tendency of generating false-positives.
Dogs Have a Nose for Sniffing Out Cancer
8. 10. 15 by Andrew Tieu