Researchers Working on Biopsy Alternative to Test for Prostate Cancer

Researchers are currently working on a urine scent test to eliminate the need for biopsies for the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. After establishing that dogs could detect proteins associated with prostate cancer in urine, researchers set out to establish which scent molecules the dogs reacted to. Promising prostate cancer sniffing test passes an

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One comment

  1. Geoff says:

    Why take years before ‘sniff’ treatment to work out what the dogs sniff, when you simply use the dogs NOW, while trying to replicate the dogs ability. While it may not look that medically professional, it sure is very effective, and dogs have been used for years in police and Border control.

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