UQ launches vaccine trial for dogs with bone cancer

21 Jul 2023
A greyhound in a purple jumper lying on a bed
Barney, owned by Professor Allavena, was given an early version of the vaccine when diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer and 10 months later is alive and well.

University of Queensland veterinary researchers are recruiting pet dogs diagnosed with cancer to test an experimental vaccine.

The clinical research trial is for dogs recently diagnosed with canine appendicular osteosarcoma, a common bone tumour that affects 10,000 dogs a year globally.

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