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How does your dog smell ? Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer

@inproceedings{Tite2004HowDY,
  title={How does your dog smell ? Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer},
  author={L. Tite},
  year={2004}
}
Anecdotal evidence has shown that dogs, with their acute sense of smell, might be able to detect cancers in humans by picking up the odour given off by the cancer cells. In the past 15 years, two letters have been published in the Lancet, seemingly describing dogs’ ability to predict the presence of cancer later diagnosed by a doctor. Alongside the anecdotes, good theoretical evidence indicates that dogs at least ought to have such capabilities, because we already know that tumours release… Expand