Cancerdogs

  • Romeo in the sniffing station.
  • Firefighter Cancer screening in Chicago.
  • Firefighter Cancer screening in Chicago.
  • Cancer detection dog Ozzy on the sniffing station.
  • About Us

    CancerDogs is a cancer screening service that uses specially trained dogs to detect the odor of all types of cancer present in a person’s exhaled breath. We developed an …

  • Firefighter Cancer Screening Trials

    In 2011, we began our Firefighter Cancer Screening Trials. We are now testing over 40 fire departments in the United States. In January of 2017, we passed a milestone of …

  • How You Can Help

    If you have been diagnosed with cancer and have not yet begun treatment, please donate a breath sample. One of our biggest challenges has been building a library of confi…

  • Thank You

    We cannot stress how grateful we are to all of the Cancer and Non-Cancer patients who have taken time to donate breath samples for our training library.  These samples ar…

  • Walking Points

    Our work with the Chicago Firefighters is being featured in the upcoming documentary: Walking Points – A documentary about the cure for cancer…

Romeo in the sniffing station.

About Us

CancerDogs is a cancer screening service that uses specially trained dogs to detect the odor of all types of cancer present in a person’s exhaled breath. We developed an inexpensive and non-invasive breath sample kit that collects breath odor with a simple surgical mask that is worn for 10 minutes.[…]

Firefighter Cancer screening in Chicago.

Firefighter Cancer Screening Trials

In 2011, we began our Firefighter Cancer Screening Trials. We are now testing over 40 fire departments in the United States. In January of 2017, we passed a milestone of 20,000 people tested. We want to offer this program to as many firefighters as possible and welcome new participants. We[…]

Firefighter Cancer screening in Chicago.

How You Can Help

If you have been diagnosed with cancer and have not yet begun treatment, please donate a breath sample. One of our biggest challenges has been building a library of confirmed cancer samples. We use these samples to train the dogs and maintain their accuracy throughout the testing process. Over the[…]

Cancer detection dog Ozzy on the sniffing station.

Thank You

We cannot stress how grateful we are to all of the Cancer and Non-Cancer patients who have taken time to donate breath samples for our training library.  These samples are essential for training the dogs and maintaining an accurate program.  We couldn’t do it without you. We would like to[…]

CBS Chicago - Specially trained dogs have been sniffing out cancer in humans.

Media

Specially Trained Dogs Have Been Sniffing Out Cancer In Humans by Roseanne Tellez February 3, 2017 chicago.cbslocal.com Firefighters At Risk Of Cancer Rely On Canines With Nose For Carcinoma by Andria Borba February 24, 2017 sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com Cancer screening: ‘Man’s best friend’ takes on a whole new meaning By Terry Haig March 27,[…]

Walking Points

Walking Points

Our work with the Chicago Firefighters is being featured in the upcoming documentary: Walking Points – A documentary about the cure for cancer