Researchers Study Cancer in Dogs to Ultimately Help Humans with Same Disease

May 23, 2016

Ohio State veterinary oncologists create unique clinical research collaboration for studying sarcoma 

A new collaborative research program pairs oncologists who treat childhood and adult sarcomas with veterinarians who manage the same cancers in canine patients.

The ultimate goal, says director Cheryl London, DVM, PhD, is to speed up the pace of translational research discoveries and new treatments for sarcoma, a diverse group of cancerous tumors that occur in soft tissue or bone.