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Drug trials in pet dogs with cancer help dogs and humans

Drug trials in pet dogs with cancer help dogs and humans

Pet dogs may be humans’ best friends in a new arena of life: cancer treatment, said University of Illinois veterinary clinical medicine professor Timothy Fan. Physiological similarities between dogs and humans, and conserved genetics between some dog and human cancers, can allow pet dogs to serve as useful models for studying new cancer drugs, he said.

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Tuesday, June 16, 2015