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What type of animal is used to detect cancer?
a) Cat b) Bear c) Dog d) Fish
What is a double-blind trial?
a) The participants (dogs) are blind folded before the study begins. b) None of the above c) Both researcher and participants do not know the breath samples. d) The researcher does not know the breath samples.
How does this animal detect cancer?
a) Lick the persons face b) Sniff thr persons body c) Sniff the persons breath d) Look at the person
Which of the following are needed to further our research on detecting cheimcal odor in cancer?
a) Humans b) All the above c) Machines d) Dogs
Scientists have figured out the specific chemicals in cancer and are now able to build machines to detect cancer.
a) True b) False c) d)
Chemicals produced in cancer and other dieases are different from healthy bodies. These chemicals produce an odor which allows the dog to detect the disease.
a) True b) False c) d)
Different types of cancer have their own unique chemical odor.
a) True b) c) d) False
What is the advantage of using a dog in detecting cancer?
a) The dog can become a service dog to the cancer patient b) None of the above c) It is more reliable d) It is cost effective and easy to train
How accurate were the dogs in detecting cancer in the Pine Street Foundation Research?
a) 100% b) 88-99% c) 10-25% d) 44-50%
In addition to detecting cancer, what else are dogs used for?
a) detecting illegal drugs b) detecting intelligence c) detecting the sex of an infant in utero d) detecting good people from bad people
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