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Why Don't We Have Cancer-Sniffing Dogs?

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Published on Aug 22, 2019

There are a lot of stories out there about dogs who seemed to smell lung cancer on their owner’s breath, and a recent study found that some dogs can detect lung cancer in blood samples with astonishing accuracy. So why aren’t there domestic dogs trained to detect cancer in every hospital on the planet?

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