Study: Sniffer Dogs Can Spot Early Stage Lung Cancer

Study: Sniffer Dogs Can Spot Early Stage Lung Cancer

August 23, 2011 Updated Aug 23, 2011 at 1:47 PM EST

(USAToday.com) -- Researchers in Germany have found that trained sniffer dogs are able to detect lung cancer in its early stages.

The study found that the dogs were able to identify volatile organic compounds that are linked to the presence of cancer on people's breath.

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