Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Can dogs detect cancer? Invitation to event

Can Dogs Detect Cancer?

A movie, demo, and discussion about dog scent detection and ovarian cancer

Wednesday June 10th 6-7 pmdogs sniffing cancer
LGBT Center, 1800 Market St @ Octavia
San Francisco, CA
Cost: FREE
Free childcare available during the event
by RSVP to (415) 342-0886

Come hear about groundbreaking, federally funded, ovarian cancer research being conducted in the bay area and learn more about the symptoms and risks of ovarian cancer.

A documentary will be shown and there will be Q&A with Pine Street Foundation’s Principal Investigator, Michael McCulloch, LAc, MPH, PhD.
Watch a live demo and meet “Tessy”, the dog featured in this month’s Oprah Magazine article, “Sniffing Out Cancer”.

Representatives from the San Francisco chapter of The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition will be available for information and questions.

Women who are interested in donating a breath sample at the event may call (415) 342-0886 by Friday June 5th. Breath samples are sought from non-smoking women, 21+, who have been recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer, polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), or endometriosis.


Frequently Asked Questions
Can dogs really detect cancer? How did you collect breath samples? Click here for answers to these questions and more.

Canine Scent Detection of Ovarian Cancer
This study is currently in progress. Click here for the latest on this study as well as how you can participate.

Canine Scent Detection of Lung and Breast Cancer
This ground-breaking study was published in 2006. Click here for more information about this research as well as the full paper.

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