Vets conduct clinical trial for bone-cancer treatment in dog

04/6/2010 | MIT Technology Review

Veterinarians at Texas A&M University are using a St. Bernard to test a method of treating osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone tumor commonly seen in large-breed canines and adolescent children. The method, which takes two hours to perform, involves injecting a radioactive isotope directly into the tumor using a tiny drill. The dog testing aims to determine whether the treatment can be advanced to human clinical trials.

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