"Dogs can detect lung cancer '

A team of German researchers has found that dogs can be trained to detect lung cancer before the first symptoms appear. Just one breath odor is enough for the beasts to a cancer.

The researchers of the German hospital-trained sniffer dogs Schillerhoehe them to dish 100 breath samples from people with lung cancer. In 71 tests the dogs smoking the cancer. According to HLN do the animals a lot better than the current chemical analysis methods.

"The dogs we found that the breath of lung cancer patients smells different than people without cancer. It plays against us that our dog-of course-can not tell what exactly they perceive specific odors," says researcher Thorsten Walles.

German scientists are convinced that the dogs can be trained better and faster and better cancer detection. The "test dog" for their studies they used were prepared in 11 weeks time.