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February 15, 2013 12:14 am

Israeli Doctor Trains Dogs to Smell Cancer Cells

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Dr. Uri Yoel. Photo: Ben Gurion University.

Israeli Innovation News – Man’s best friend is known for its keen sense of smell and for centuries, dogs have assisted humans in sniffing out scents that the human nose simply cannot pick up. Now, an Israeli researcher has found that the canine sense of smell has another, extremely useful ability – sniffing out cancerous cells.

Dr. Uri Yoel, M.D., a 43-year-old specialist in internal medicine and instructor at Ben Gurion University‘s Faculty of Health Sciences, conducts research on the ability of dogs to smell cancer. He recently concluded that dogs can differentiate between the scents of cancerous cells and non-cancerous cells.

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