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Cancer Prevention Vaccine Study Underway at Three Vet Schools

11/11/19 By
MSD Veterinary Manual

Oncology clinicians are now enrolling dogs in a 5-year study that will evaluate a new cancer prevention vaccine. Researchers at Colorado State University, University of California-Davis, and the University of Wisconsin plan to include 800 dogs between the 3 study sites. The vaccine will target abnormal proteins commonly found on the surface of cancer cells, and if successful will help prevent a wide range of tumors.

Read more about the Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study in the Sacramento Bee.

More information on cancer treatment in dogs and other animals is available in the MSD Veterinary Manual.

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