20 Aug '11, 10pm

Dogs Can Sniff Out Lung Cancer in Humans | Care2 Causes

Dogs Can Sniff Out Lung Cancer in Humans | Care2 Causes

A new study out of Germany shows that dogs can predict the presence of early lung cancer in a human’s body, just by sniffing his or her breath. The dogs were able to accurately sniff out tumors in 71% of patients in a German hospital, making scientists hopeful that dogs could be used in early detection of lung cancer. It can be difficult to diagnose lung cancer in its early stages, so any new techniques could help with screening and save lives. “In the breath of patients with lung cancer, there are likely to be different chemicals to normal breath samples and the dogs’ keen sense of smell can detect this difference at an early stage of the disease,” said Thorsten Walles, the lead researcher. After smelling the breath of over 200 volunteers including healthy people, lung cancer patients, and patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the dogs were able, inc...

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