Friday, June 13, 2014

Veterinary Highlights: Canine T-Cell Project

In 2012, a new immunotherapy for companion dogs with advanced-stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) was shown to improve survival while maintaining quality of life.

Photo Canine T Cell Project

The trial proved successful and yielded new insights into the disease. The treated dogs had a tumor-free survival almost five times longer than dogs that received only chemotherapy. With the study completed, trials are no longer available.

The Canine T Cell Project is an effort to make T-cell infusion treatment for dogs a reality in near future.



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Source article:
Canine T Cell Project

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