Scientists ID lymphoma genes in dogs and people

Posted on September 28, 2015

From FierceAnimalHealth: The prognosis for anyone diagnosed with lymphoma varies widely depending on which molecular subtype of the disease they have, so gaining a better understanding of those subtypes is vital to developing better therapies. Because dogs naturally develop lymphoma that closely mirrors some human forms of the disease, they make ideal research partners in studies designed to yield better therapies for both species. That was the goal of collaborators at 8 veterinary and human-medicine clinics, who recently published major findings from their work in the journal Genome Research. Read more here.

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