Dog Detectives Part 2: Can Man's Best Friend Sniff Out Thyroid Cancer?

May 5, 2015
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We know dogs have an amazing sense of smell, but can they really detect cancer? And if in fact they can, how can we exploit that ability?

Our guests Dr. Donald Bodenner and Dr. Arny Ferranda, researchers from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), are trying to answer just that question as it relates to thyroid cancer.