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ACF Grant 2019: Hope for Children and Dogs with Bone Cancer

Upon a competitive selection process and the recommendation of the ACF Scientific Advisory Council, ACF has awarded a 2019 Comparative Oncology…

ACF Grant 2018: Canine Osteosaroma & Tumor Microenvironment

“Cancer cells thrive in many types of microenvironments. Our work seeks to understand some of the genetic expression in these microenvironments,…

ACF Grant 2017: Pioneering Cancer Research

“We are very excited to receive this award to test elephant P53 (EP53) in growing cancer cells that come from pet…

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Canine Melanoma

Canine melanoma is the umbrella term for a group of melanocytic tumor subtypes that are so complex and diverse (yet distinct from each other) that they can sometimes seem as if they are different diseases entirely.

Your Pet’s Health May Tell You Something About Your Own

Vets report that pets often have the same physical and mental health issues as their human companions.

Working Toward a Cure for Bone Cancer in Dogs & Children

Drawing on groundbreaking immunotherapy techniques pioneered at Penn, the Vet School’s Nicola Mason is working toward a cure for bone cancer in dogs and children and to spark broader advances in the field of comparative medicine. By Kathryn Levy Feldman | Photography by Candace diCarlo As the owner of four Saint Bernards, Kelly Buss knew…

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