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  1. A bond beyond friendship: dog, man, and comparative oncology

    Contributor(s):: Borgatti, A., Buracco, P.

    "Comparative oncology" refers to a discipline that integrates spontaneously-arising tumors in veterinary patients with studies of cancer biology, progression, and therapy. Unlike artificially-induced tumors in rodents whose "instantaneous" development does not reflect the pathogenesis of human...

  2. A Proof of Concept: Are Detection Dogs a Useful Tool to Verify Potential Biomarkers for Lung Cancer?

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    | Contributor(s):: Carola Fischer-Tenhagen, Dorothea Johnen, Irene Nehls, Roland Becker

    Early and reliable diagnostic test is essential for effective therapy of lung cancer. Volatile organic compounds that are characteristic for cancer could serve as valuable biomarkers in cancer diagnosis. Both trace analytical and detection dog approaches give some evidence for the existence of...

  3. Animal instincts

    | Contributor(s):: Huff, Charlotte

  4. Animal-assisted activity among patients with cancer: effects on mood, fatigue, self-perceived health, and sense of coherence

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, R. A., Meadows, R. L., Haubner, J. S., Sevedge, K.

  5. Animal-Assisted Intervention for People with Cancer

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    | Contributor(s):: Felicia Trembath

    Cancer is one of the most widespread diseases in the modern world, affecting millions of people per year. In the United States alone approximately 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer annually, and almost 50% of men and close to 33% of women will develop some form of cancer during their...

  6. Another sniffer dog for the clinic?

    | Contributor(s):: Church, J., Williams, H.

  7. Assisted therapy with dogs in cancer services

  8. Being there : relationships between people with cancer and their pets : what helps and what hinders

    | Contributor(s):: Patricia Nitkin

    This qualitative research examined the little studied area of human-pet relationships and their impact on persons with cancer. The goal of this study was to gather information from individuals with cancer who had a pet during their illness and explore the helpful and unhelpful aspects of that...

  9. Big Al, dog detective

    | Contributor(s):: Forman, H.

  10. Big Al, dog detective

    | Contributor(s):: Forman, H.

  11. Big Al, dog detective

    | Contributor(s):: Forman, H.

  12. Big Al, dog detective

    | Contributor(s):: Forman, H.

  13. Big Al, doggy diagnostician

    | Contributor(s):: Forman, H.

  14. Breath testing: the future for digestive cancer detection

    | Contributor(s):: Leja, M. A., Liu, H., Haick, H.

  15. Can dogs smell lung cancer? First study using exhaled breath and urine screening in unselected patients with suspected lung cancer

    | Contributor(s):: Amundsen, T., Sundstrom, S., Buvik, T., Gederaas, O. A., Haaverstad, R.

  16. Cancer diagnosis: from dogs to DNA or from DNA to dogs?

    | Contributor(s):: Melichar, B., Plebani, M.

  17. Cancer odor in the blood of ovarian cancer patients: a retrospective study of detection by dogs during treatment, 3 and 6 months afterward

    | Contributor(s):: Horvath, G., Andersson, H., Nemes, S.

  18. Canine and feline geriatric oncology : honoring the human-animal bond

    | Contributor(s):: Villalobos, Alice, Kaplan, Laurie

  19. Canine olfactory detection of cancer versus laboratory testing: myth or opportunity?

    | Contributor(s):: Lippi, G., Cervellin, G.

  20. Canine olfactory detection of malignant melanoma

    | Contributor(s):: Campbell, L. F., Farmery, L., George, S. M., Farrant, P. B.