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Afraid you might be prone to prostate cancer? Get a dog

Image via Wikipedia French study says dogs can detect prostate cancer There is new research that suggests dogs can sniff out signs of prostate cancer in human urine. The lead author of this latest study said the findings are promising and could lead to better cancer-sensing technology. “The dogs are certainly recognizing the odor of a molecule that is produced by cancer cells,” said French researcher Jean-Nicolas Cornu, who works at Hospital Tenon in Paris. The problem, he said, is that “we do not know what this molecule is, and the dog cannot tell us.” … Continue reading

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