Cats' Tumors Less Useful Than Dogs' For Cancer Research

"There definitely are people out there that care about cats with cancer.”
Turkish Van cats eat in their dining room at the Van Cat Research Center on February 8, 2018 in Van, Turkey. Cats aren't used as often to create mouse models of cancer research; these cats are part of a research project to protect their breed from dying out.
white cats turkey research Source: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

It’s nothing personal, cat people. But feline tumors aren’t used nearly as often as those in dogs to study human cancer, Purdue University’s Dr. Christopher Fulkerson

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