Animal lovers often say their pets are like people. When it comes to health, in many ways, they’re right. Dogs get cancer, cats develop arthritis, and many pets suffer from obesity. WGBH’s health reporter Ibby Caputo explains how treating diseases in our pets can inform how to treat those same diseases in people.
Tufts veterinary oncologists prepare Princess the cat for radiation treatment. Cancer treatment for pets has advanced human medicine.
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How Veterinary Breakthroughs Can Benefit Human Medicine
May 8, 2014