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Our new blog is dedicated to sharing the latest stories from the Flint Animal Cancer Center’s Very Important Pets & People! Plus, you’ll learn more about our current clinical trials, our inspiring research, and our work to find a cure for BOTH pets and people with cancer. We invite you to follow us! 
TAG: Comparative Oncology
comparative oncology

One Health. One Cancer. One Cure.

Staff Writer | January 23, 2020

January is One Health Awareness Month. Translational medicine, including the field of comparative oncology, falls under the One Health Umbrella. Our clinicians and scientists were pioneers in the field of comparative oncology, which is the study of naturally occurring cancers in more than one species. Through their work, they learned that companion dogs who develop cancer naturally, just like people, serve as valuable models for human disease.

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Pet Cancer Comparative Oncology

Our dogs may be the answer to cancer

Staff Writer | September 30, 2019

Millions of pets and people will be diagnosed with cancer this year alone. While extraordinary resources have been devoted to diagnosing and treating this cruel disease in people, it turns out, the answer to cancer may be walking right beside us.  

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Comparative Oncology Osteosarcoma Clinical Trials

New Hope for Canines and Kids with Bone Cancer

Staff | August 23, 2018

Cancer is cancer, whether you have  two legs or four. With that principle in mind, Flint Animal Cancer Center scientists, Drs. Steve Dow and Dan Regan, are collaborating with pediatric oncologists at Children’s Hospital Colorado to study a promising new therapy to treat metastatic bone cancer in both dogs and...

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