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Brain tumour study depends on dogs

May 11th, 2015

A University of Saskatchewan cancer research study gives new meaning to dogs being “man’s best friend.” The collaborative study, which involves researchers from Saskatchewan, B.C. and Colorado, is investigating the effectiveness of mini beam radiation treatments (MBRT) for treating malignant brain tumours. This new method of radiation therapy has the potential to extend the survival time of dogs and eventually …

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Cancer research poised to aid pets, people

A multi-disciplinary team of University of Saskatchewan researchers are investigating a new cancer treatment option that could benefit both humans and their four-legged friends. In a collaborative study that includes Drs. Valerie MacDonald and Casey Gaunt from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine as well as Drs. Troy Harkness, Terra Arnason and Jerry Davies from the U of S College …

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