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Dogs In Brain Cancer Research

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Researchers trying to draw a bead on one of the deadliest forms of cancer are turning to an old and trusted friend: the family dog.

The Jackson Laboratory is among the most recent research institutions to join the race against brain cancer. The Farmington genomics research center is using tumors from dogs to find clues to the disease that killed more than 15,000 people in 2015, according to the National Cancer Institute. Hartford Courant (11/13)