Monday, 10 August 2015

Cancer-detecting dogs approved for NHS trial

Cancer-detecting dogs approved for NHS trial

Animals at specialist charity will undergo evaluation at Milton Keynes hospital after proving 93% effective in detecting odour of prostate tumours

Dogs capable of sniffing out cancer have been approved for use in a trial by the NHS.

The charity Medical Detection Dogs has gained approval from Milton Keynes University Hospital for further trials, after an initial study showed specially trained dogs can detect prostate tumours in urine in 93% of cases. Guardian

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