About 6 million dogs are diagnosed with cancer each year, and more than half of dogs older than 10 years will develop cancers such as osteosarcoma, lymphoma or melanoma. But the heartbreaking diagnosis for dog owners is a treasure trove of potential data for oncology researchers.
Centro Oncologico Veterinario, via San Lorenzo 1-4, 40037 Sasso Marconi (BO), Italy
Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Turin, Largo Paolo Braccini 2-5, 10095 Grugliasco (TO), Italy
Department of Comparative Biomedicine and Food Science, University of Padova, Viale dell’Università 16, 35020 Agripolis Legnaro (PD), Italy