How dogs are teaching researchers new tricks for treating cancer

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Canine lymphoma is remarkably similar to the human disease. Credit: Cultura/Shutterstock

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Nature 563, S50-S51 (2018)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07365-2

This article is part of Nature Outlook: Lymphoma, an editorially independent supplement produced with the financial support of third parties. About this content.


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