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Synchrotron shines light on prostate cancer

December 20th, 2012

University of Saskatchewan researchers are pioneering the use of synchrotron technology to study prostate cancer in humans and dogs. The dog serves as a good model for the study of human prostate disease because it’s the only animal known to spontaneously develop prostate cancer with advancing age. Using the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron at the U of S, Trinita …

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Trinita Barboza
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U of S prostate researchers receive donation

The University of Saskatchewan Prostate Research Team has received $26,000 from Motorcycle Ride for Dad (MRFD) for prostate research. The project, “Development of synchrotron-based imaging and therapy tools for prostate cancer research using a canine model,” focuses on the development of improved diagnostic and treatment tools for prostate cancer in humans through the use of a dog model and a …

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