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Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs

Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Researcher trying to take uncertainty out of cancer diagnosis

Researcher trying to take uncertainty out of cancer diagnosis | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Jason Sheltzer, a research fellow at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, and his team have examined prostate, breast, lung and other forms of cancer, with an emphasis toward prognosis and predictability.
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Decrease in specific gene ‘silencing’ molecules linked with pediatric brain tumors –

Experimenting with lab-grown brain cancer cells, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to evidence that a shortage of specific tiny molecules that silence certain genes is linked to the develo..
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Cancer Society Executive Resigns Amid Upset Over Corporate Partnerships - The New York Times

Cancer Society Executive Resigns Amid Upset Over Corporate Partnerships - The New York Times | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
The American Cancer Society’s fund-raising alliances with Herbalife and others have stirred concerns, and influenced the departure of its chief medical officer.
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The Far Side of Violet: Where Cancer Lurks

The Far Side of Violet: Where Cancer Lurks | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Read about Northwestern biomedical engineering professor Vadim Backman's discovery of a new strategy that might help save thousands of lives through the early detection of cancer. Backman also pioneered an effective new treatment that combines chemotherapy and chromatin therapeutics.
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Medical Trials Using Dogs Show Promise for Brain Cancer

Glioblastoma is the deadliest brain cancer in people. It's the cancer that claimed the lives of Senators John McCain and Ted Kennedy. Now an experimental drug being tested on dogs could hold promise for people.
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Why do we give our pets death with dignity but not ourselves?

Why do we give our pets death with dignity but not ourselves? | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
My years as an emergency veterinarian have shown me the relief that assisted death can bring.
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SAP BrandVoice: Big Data Gets Opioids Off The Street, More People Into Effective Treatment

SAP BrandVoice: Big Data Gets Opioids Off The Street, More People Into Effective Treatment | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
At SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP partner Esri shared how big data can help communities win the battle against opioid addiction.
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Advancing the Use of Real-World Evidence with a Noteworthy Industry Collaborative Pilot Project

Advancing the Use of Real-World Evidence with a Noteworthy Industry Collaborative Pilot Project | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
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Cancer researchers study elephants, who rarely get the disease - The

Cancer researchers study elephants, who rarely get the disease - The | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Scientists explore interspecies variations, hoping to find better ways of treating or preventing the disease in humans.
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New Computational Strategy Designed for More Personalized Cancer Treatment « News from The Johns Hopkins University

New Computational Strategy Designed for More Personalized Cancer Treatment « News from The Johns Hopkins University | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
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World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
For World Cancer Day, here's a collection of articles that illustrate the importance of evolution and ecology for understanding and combating cancer.
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A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post

A cure for cancer? Israeli scientists say they think they found one - HEALTH & SCIENCE - Jerusalem Post | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
“Our results are consistent and repeatable.”
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Do Cancer-Sniffing Canines Pass the Smell Test?

Do Cancer-Sniffing Canines Pass the Smell Test? | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Despite skepticism, researchers remain doggedly determined to nosing out disease.
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How Are Dogs Helping Us Cure Cancer in People? | Patient Advice | US News

How Are Dogs Helping Us Cure Cancer in People? | Patient Advice | US News | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
The field of comparative oncology leverages other mammals’ cancers, even some from cats and horses, to develop better human treatments.
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Why Title Change Is The Path To Profession Change – VNI | Veterinary Nurse Initiative

Why Title Change Is The Path To Profession Change – VNI | Veterinary Nurse Initiative | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
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Veterinarians Asked To Euthanize Animals Inappropriately Feel 'Moral Distress' : Shots - Health News : NPR

Veterinarians Asked To Euthanize Animals Inappropriately Feel 'Moral Distress' : Shots - Health News : NPR | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Most of the 800 veterinarians surveyed feel ethical qualms when pet owners ask them to euthanize animals that could be treated, or when owners ask to keep pets alive who will suffer needlessly.
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Lymphoma in Horses: Treatments and Outcomes –

Lymphoma in Horses: Treatments and Outcomes – | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Recent research suggests that chemotherapy can help horses with lymphoma achieve remission and extend their lifespans for several months or years.
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Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humans

Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humans | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
You'd think elephants would be getting cancer left and right, but they have evolved resistance. They're being studied for clues about how to treat cancer in humans.
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Liquid Biopsy: Promises and Problems

Liquid Biopsy: Promises and Problems | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
Liquid biopsy, which is often performed using a simple blood draw, can tell scientists about cancer DNA in the blood. What promises does it hold?
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How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer - The

How 3,000 very good golden retrievers could help all dogs live longer - The | Comparative Oncology | Scoop.it
An ambitious study is tracking thousands of these popular pooches for their entire lives, and it could lead to breakthroughs in canine cancer prevention.
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Roche - Roche’s TECENTRIQ in combination with chemotherapy helped people with previously-untreated extensive-stage small cell lung cancer live significantly longer compared to chemotherapy

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