The Kdog project trains German shepherd dogs to detect breast cancer by sniffing a piece of cloth that has touched the breast of a sufferer. Photo: AFP

How dogs can detect breast cancer just by sniffing a piece of cloth

Novel experiment using specially trained German shepherds could revolutionise treatment of disease in poor or remote places where mammograms aren’t readily available

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The Kdog project trains German shepherd dogs to detect breast cancer by sniffing a piece of cloth that has touched the breast of a sufferer. Photo: AFP
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