Can dogs smell lung cancer? First study using exhaled breath and urine screening in unselected patients with suspected lung cancer.

@article{Amundsen2014CanDS,
  title={Can dogs smell lung cancer? First study using exhaled breath and urine screening in unselected patients with suspected lung cancer.},
  author={Tore Amundsen and Stein Harald Sundstr\om and Turid Buvik and Odrun Arna Gederaas and Rune Haaverstad},
  journal={Acta oncologica},
  year={2014},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={307-15}
}
BACKGROUND On the basis of our own experience and literature search, we hypothesised that a canine olfactory test may be useful for detecting lung cancer in an unselected population of patients suspected to have lung cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS We conducted a prospective study of 93 patients consecutively admitted to hospital with suspected lung cancer. Exhaled breath and urine were sampled before the patients underwent bronchoscopy. The canine olfactory test was performed in a double… CONTINUE READING