National Cancer Institute

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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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