Similarities In Dog And Human Breast Cancer Pre-malignant Le

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Postby cheekymunkee » November 19th, 2007, 9:42 pm

Similarities In Dog And Human Breast Cancer Pre-malignant Lesions Found
Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2007 at 3:56 am in Veterinary/Medical, Misc. Pet Info., News for Cats, Dogs & Owners, National Dog, Cat & Pet Info, Dogs.
By Emily Huh



DogPre-malignant mammary lesions in dogs and humans display many of the same characteristics, a discovery that could lead to better understanding of breast cancer progression and prevention for people and pets, said a Purdue University scientist from the School of Veterinary Medicine.

A group of scientists including Sulma Mohammed have found similarities between benign lesions that are considered to carry risk for developing breast cancer in both canines and humans.

“Dogs develop these lesions spontaneously in contrast to other available models and are exposed to the same environmental risk factors as humans,â€
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