The Pine Street Foundation and the San Francisco chapter of The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) will be hosting the event:
“Can Dogs Detect Cancer?”
Wednesday, June 10, 2009 from 6-7pm
Free childcare available.
(Please RSVP to (415) 342-0886 if you would like the free childcare.)
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Come hear about important, 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. Representatives from the San Francisco chapter of The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition will be available for information and questions.
There will be a LIVE DEMO with one of the dogs from the trained dog team in this study.
A short documentary on recent studies related to training dogs in the scent detection of various cancers will be shown as well as this month’s Oprah Magazine article on this study, “Sniffing Out Cancer”.