Sabah Mikha – Dogs Used To Detect Ovarian Cancer In Early Stages (3)

The dogs trained in detection have a 90% accuracy rate, and with their ability to find odorants at such a low level makes them very valuable for early detection. Ovarian cancer is the fourth most common cause of cancer death among women, but with early diagnosis, the survival rate is more than 90% over a 5-year period. With more 80% of patients being diagnosed in the late stages, all forms of detection can be a valuable weapon towards fighting the disease.