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12-10-2017, 04:13 PM

Cancer detection

There appears to be no end to how valuable dogs can be. A woman in California is training dogs to detect ovarian cancer by sniffing a person's breath
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12-10-2017, 11:02 PM
Dogs really are amazing.

They can be trained to assist the blind, the deaf and to detect cancer, epilepsy etc.

I remember research being done to see if they could break down what exactly it is that the dogs detect in the scent of cancer patients to see if a mechanical sniffer device could do the same job. As far as I know, they are still researching but haven't come up with a solution yet
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