Cancer Detection

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Cancer Detection
Believe it or not, scientists were able to train Labrador Retrievers to sniff out cancer in patients’ breath by smelling samples and sitting down in front of the one that was cancerous.  Cancer cells give off different odors than regular cells and they change the way a person’s breath smells– a dog’s keen nose can tell the difference. 
These canine doctors work with the those in the healthcare profession. 

The dogs go through an intense training course to learn how to locate odors to identify a cancer cell, it is not public knowledge how this is achieved. 
Golden Retrievers and labs are commonly used for this profession
 In one case in particular, the Lab correctly diagnosed the disease 98 percent of the time, whereas a test that is commonly used found the cancer only 10 percent of the time.
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