Comparative review of human and canine osteosarcoma: morphology, epidemiology, prognosis, treatment and genetics

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Simpson, Siobhan; Dunning, Mark David; de Brot, Simone; Grau-Roma, Llorenç; Mongan, Nigel Patrick; Rutland, Catrin Sian;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica,volume 59 (issn: 0044-605X, eissn: 1751-0147)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5655853, doi: 10.1186/s13028-017-0341-9
  • Subject: Treatment | Molecular diagnostics | Diagnostics | Genetics | Review | Bone cancer | Canine | Molecular | Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100 | Human | Osteosarcoma

Osteosarcoma (OSA) is a rare cancer in people. However OSA incidence rates in dogs are 27 times higher than in people. Prognosis in both species is poor, with five year osteosarcoma survival rates in people not having improved in decades. For dogs, one year survival rat... View more
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