2019 CVM News: Treatment for canine cancer serves as a model for humans
2019 CVM News: Dr. Kristy Richards' 90 comparative oncology program featured in Upstate Medical University article
Office of Marketing and Communications. Media Relations
This news item is about: Treating cancer in dogs aims for a twofold benefit, says a Cornell University scientist: Help the sick animal and possibly find new ways to treat cancer in people. And no, she doesn't have a secret lab where she implants cancers into dogs, a question she is often asked. "There is no colony of dogs with lymphoma. These are people's pets that come into the vet school, and we are studying them in a very similar way to the way we study humans," says Kristy Richards, PhD, MD, an associate professor in the department of biomedical sciences in the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca and in the hematology/medical oncology division of Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University. College of Veterinary Medicine -- Periodicals.; Richards, Kristy; Hume, Kristy; Baldanza, Vincent; Howe, Jim