Preti is an expert on human odors, having studied them for more than 40 years. He has sniffed — both with machines and with his nose — breath, sweat and other secretions in search of answers about why we smell the way we do. This latest project seeks to answer a question others might have never thought to ask: Does ovarian cancer have a smell?
— That's George Preti, of the Monell Chemical Senses Center. Read more at What Does Cancer Smell Like? at the New York Times. Hat tip to HemlockSillage!