Registry aims to improve cancer care for pets and humans
By Leila Fujimori
Dec. 29, 2013
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KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM Veterinarian Dr. Patrick Leadbeater holds a cancer patient named Rocky while the dog receives IV fluids at Kahala Pet Hospital. Rocky had a cancerous tumor removed from his abdomen in February, but an aggressive tumor has been found again and he is now in hospice care.
KRYSTLE MARCELLUS / KMARCELLUS@STARADVERTISER.COM A cancer registry for dogs and cats could lead to better drugs for humans as well.