Wednesday, January 18, 2006

The Breast Views Blog: Dog Noses for Cancer Detection

Dog breath step aside. Apparently we have cancer breath and dogs can smell our plight.

According to this report from NewScientist.com:
"Dogs do as well as state-of-the-art screening tests at sniffing out people with lung or breast cancer. The research raises the possibility that trained dogs could detect cancers even earlier and might some day supplement or even replace mammograms and CT scans in the laboratory.
The numbers are quite astounding. Read the rest of the report to see why K9's continue to rank as our breast friends. . Dogs as good as screening for cancer detection

Sue Richards

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