Sniff it! NHS approves research on prostate cancer-detecting dogs

Sniff it! NHS approves research on prostate cancer-detecting dogs

Cancer-detecting dogs are to participate in a trial at a UK hospital, after showing off their amazing ability to identify the of prostate tumors – getting the right answer in 93 percent of cases, according to a recent study.

The trial, a brainchild of the charity Medical Detection Dogs, has been approved by Milton Keynes University Hospital to conduct further research on the special dogs, which have been trained to detect prostate tumors in urine.

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