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University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

University professors make developments in cancer fights for humans, dogs

By Susan Szuch

March 29, 2015

For Tim Fan, Ember was more than just a hound dog. Ember, who was bred for research purposes, was one of the first dogs used in the process of testing the effects of PAC-1 drugs on dogs, which work to cause cancer cells to self-destruct while preserving healthy cells. After the studies are co...