The use of canines in the detection of human cancers.

@article{Gordon2008TheUO,
  title={The use of canines in the detection of human cancers.},
  author={R. T. Gordon and Carole Beck Schatz and Lawrence J. Myers and Michael P. Kosty and Constance Gonczy and Juergen Kroener and Michael H. Tran and Pamela Kurtzhals and Susan A. Heath and James A. Koziol and Nan Arthur and M L Gabriel and Judy Hemping and Gordon Hemping and Sally Nesbitt and Lydia Tucker-Clark and Jennifer Zaayer},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={
          61-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine whether canines could be trained to identify patients with cancer by sniffing the urine obtained from a patient with breast or prostate cancer from among samples obtained from healthy volunteers. DESIGN Dogs of different breeds were trained by their owners to detect the urine sample from a patient with cancer from among 6 other age- and sex-matched healthy volunteers. After the training was completed, using new samples, 2 test runs were used for each patient with… CONTINUE READING

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