From the UAMS website:
"In the first study of its kind, Alexander “Sandy” Burnett, M.D., at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), is testing whether local search and rescue dogs can detect ovarian cancer.
Ovarian cancer is often called the silent killer because the disease frequently progresses to advanced stages before symptoms appear, and there is no early detection screening. Ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer among women and the fifth leading cause of cancer-related death among women – the deadliest of gynecologic cancers..."
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