Cancer In Dogs

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What Are Skin Tags And When Should You See Your Vet About Them?

Any lumps, bumps, or growths on your dog should be evaluated by your veterinarian, according to renowned veterinarian, Dr. Karen Becker. This is so for one important reason: to rule out mast cell tumors and other potentially dangerous conditions. Some bumps and lumps are easy to differentiate from others. For instance, lipomas – or fatty […]

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Dog DNA has role in developing new therapies for human cancers

Using genomic analysis to study cancer in dogs can help develop new therapies for humans with cancer, according to a proof-of-concept study led by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen). Pure-breed dogs, whose genetics have been standardized by hundreds of years of human intervention, provide highly predictable genetic models […]

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