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3 canine studies seeking glioblastoma cure

Glioblastoma is linked to certain genetic syndromes, but it also occurs in people with no family history of cancer and in some dog breeds, which may be central to finding a cure. A study at Johns Hopkins University involves delivering a radioactive isotope directly into canine glioblastoma and another is using heat and radiation to destroy cancer cells, while researchers at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine are injecting dogs' brain tumors with cytotoxins, and the results of all the studies could translate to human glioblastoma.

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