Breast Cancer

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Gene signatures predict doxorubicin response in canine osteosarcoma

There are two chemotherapies commonly used to treat bone cancer in dogs: doxorubicin and carboplatin. Some dogs respond better to one drug than to the other. But until now, the choice has been left largely to chance. New work by University of Colorado Cancer Center members at Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center presented […]

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Dog’s epigenome gives clues to human cancer

The bond between humans and dogs is strong and ancient. Dogs and people share many aspects of life. The relationship between the two species has been studied by psychologists, anthropologists, ethnologists and also by genetic and molecular biologists. In this sense, dogs are a great model for understanding the causes of human diseases, especially cancer. […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Ball

Breast Cancer Awareness Ball Breast Cancer Awareness Ball. Paws for a cause with all things pink! Join the fight against breast cancer. This optic pink felt, championship-quality tennis ball is designed to promote awareness of breast cancer and help provide funds to research a cure. Penn donates a portion of sales from each can of […]

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U.K. dogs training to sniff out bladder cancer

A dog’s sense of smell might be one of his or her best, innate abilities. And an increasing number of researchers are using that nose to help humans detect cancer. Claire Guest of Berkshire, England runs a charity called “Medical Detection Dogs” that trains dogs how to detect cancer. One project involves teaching animals how […]

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Dogs trained to “sniff out” cancer

14 March 2013 Last updated at 05:02 ET Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Jobi is the first dog in the new study to be trained to to identify the scent of breast cancer A Buckinghamshire scientist, whose dog apparently “sniffed out” her breast cancer, is leading research to see if a […]

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Healthy Dogs keep Vet Bills to a Minimum

It’s easy to spend money on our dogs for items they don’t truly need. After all, a little pampering never hurt. Unfortunately, while millions of owners purchase trinkets and luxuries for their canines, they often fail to invest the same attention into their dogs’ health. This can result into larger vet bills down the road. […]

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