Canine scent detection of human cancers: a review of methods and accuracy
Contributor(s):: Moser, E., McCulloch, M.
Diagnostic accuracy of canine scent detection in early- and late-stage lung and breast cancers
Contributor(s):: McCulloch, M., Jezierski, T., Broffman, M., Hubbard, A., Turner, K., Janecki, T.
Does cancer patients’ emotional sphere change after psychosocial interventions? The experience of 'tea-time' and 'pet-therapy.'
Contributor(s):: Pacetti, P., Cantore, M., Mambrini, A., Tagliani, M., Orlandi, M.
Human ovarian carcinomas detected by specific odor
Contributor(s):: Horvath, G., Jarverud, G. A., Jarverud, S., Horvath, I.
Impact of individual training parameters and manner of taking breath odor samples on the reliability of canines as cancer screeners
Contributor(s):: Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Sobczynska, M., Ensminger, J.
Is olfactory detection of human cancer by dogs based on major histocompatibility complex-dependent odour components?--A possible cure and a precocious diagnosis of cancer
Contributor(s):: Balseiro, S. C., Correia, H. R.
Olfactory detection of human bladder cancer by dogs: another cancer detected by "pet scan"
Contributor(s):: Welsh, J. S.
Operant conditioning parameters in cancer detection dogs.
Contributor(s):: Walczak, M., Jezierski, T., Gorecka-Bruzda, A., Adamkiewicz, E.
Sniffer dogs as part of a bimodal bionic research approach to develop a lung cancer screening
Contributor(s):: Boedeker, E., Friedel, G., Walles, T.
The ‘sixth sense’?
Contributor(s):: Reynolds, Alison
Volatile organic compounds as biomarkers of bladder cancer: Sensitivity and specificity using trained sniffer dogs
Contributor(s):: Willis, C. M., Britton, L. E., Harris, R., Wallace, J., Guest, C. M.
Clinical Trial Shows Benefits of Animal-Assisted Therapy in Adult Cancer Patients Undergoing Complex Cancer Treatment with Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy
Forum › general-discussion › hcdiscussions
Therapy dogs may improve the emotional well-being of some cancer patients, according to results of a clinical study, the first to document the benefits of animal-assisted therapy in adult cancer...
Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to pet contact by immunocompromised children with cancer and immunocompetent children with diabetes
Contributor(s):: Stull, J. W., Brophy, J., Sargeant, J. M., Peregrine, A. S., Lawson, M. L., Ramphal, R., Samson, L., Bowes, J., Weese, J. S.
Objective: To compare knowledge, attitudes, and risks related to pet contact in households with and without immunocompromised children. Study design: A questionnaire was distributed to parents of children diagnosed with cancer (immunocompromised; n=80) or diabetes (immunocompetent; n=251)...
Setting the One Health Agenda and the Human-Companion Animal Bond
Contributor(s):: Takashima, G. K., Day, M. J.
Therapeutic horseback riding in breast cancer survivors: a pilot study
Contributor(s):: Cerulli, C., Minganti, C., De Santis, C., Tranchita, E., Quaranta, F., Parisi, A.
Setting the One Health Agenda and the Human–Companion Animal Bond
Contributor(s):: Gregg K Takashima, Michael J. Day
“One Health”, also called “One Medicine”, began as an initiative advocating greater integration of human and animal medicine, in the 1800s. This concept has recently come to prominence, driven by the recognition that 75% of the newly emerging infectious diseases will arise...
Cancer and your pet : a guide to alternative and integrated treatment
Contributor(s):: Cargill, Marie
Olfactory detection of prostate cancer by dogs
Contributor(s):: Girardet, C., Cornu, J. N., Cussenot, O.
Abstract from the 2011 International Working Dog Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa, October 2011: Volatiles organic compounds (VOCs) in urine have been proposed as cancer biomarkers. Our aim is to evaluate the efficacy of prostate cancer detection by trained dogs sniffing human urines samples.
[Drs. Dog and Cat - animals as good doctors]
Contributor(s):: Bublak, R.
Bacteria Used to Treat Canine Cancer is Now Being Used in Human Trials
Forum › general-discussion › the-human-animal-bond-in-the-media
Researchers have been studying the effect of Clostridium novyi bacteria on naturally occurring tumors in dogs. The study showed that the tumors were eliminated in three of the six dogs that...