Friday, November 24, 2006

Pets and Cancer Drugs

In Trials for New Cancer Drugs, Family Pets Are Benefiting, Too NYTimes 11/24/06 "Most of the trials, often sponsored by drug companies or medical device makers, involve pets with cancer — a leading natural cause of death in older dogs — in which the animals receive groundbreaking drugs or other treatments that are eventually meant for people...Treating dogs gives researchers an idea of whether and how the treatment will work in people, while at the same time possibly helping the pets...“It can help in reshaping the image of animals in science, from being considered tools to being considered patients,”"

What an encouraging trend.
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