It's a sniffer dog with a difference: a military Belgian Shepherd that has been trained to detect signs of prostate cancer in patients' urine. According to French scientists, the dog can do it far more accurately than currently available techniques.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Aug. 26, 2015) Dogs that can sniff out prostate cancer from urine samples have been approved for trial by Britain's National Health Service. Matthew Stock reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Feb. 18, 2015) Scientists in the UK are developing a new treatment that could halt the growth of tumours in patients with prostate cancer by targeting a key molecule that influences how tumours form new blood ... watch video
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