According to the Animal Cancer Foundation, one in four dogs will develop cancer in their lifetime. That’s a pretty scary statistic. A diagnosis of a malignant cancer for one’s dog is just as traumatic and worrying as a diagnosis of the disease in any member of the family.
Experts in both human and canine cancers agree that we still have much to learn about the types of these diseases and how to treat them.
The National Veterinary Cancer Registry has been launched recently to identify and register pets diagnosed with cancer. The Registry’s goal is to facilitate and promote medical treatments that lead to advances, higher success rates and eventual cures for cancer in pets and people by matching animals with cancer to clinical trials for new cancer treatments.
The Registry is a joint venture between the CARE Foundation, Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) at Dallas and the Texas…
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