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Cancer scientists go to the dogs for help

April 08th, 2013

Though similarities between human and canine cancers have long been recognized, researchers are just now beginning to explore the potential of using canine oncology research models. “Canine oncology research models are still really new,” says Dr. Valerie MacDonald, associate professor of medical oncology in the WCVM’s Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. MacDonald, who treats hundreds of dogs diagnosed with …

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