Samples Needed from Several Breeds affected by Mammary Tumors

Breed(s): Boxer, Cocker Spaniel, English Cocker Spaniel, German Shepherd Dog
Study Type: DNA Sample
Study Location: Animal Health Trust

Researchers in the Oncology Research Group at the Animal Health Trust (in collaboration with researchers at other institutes, as part of the LUPA project, are collecting DNA samples from the breeds listed. They would like to collect samples (cheek swab, or whole blood sample in EDTA) from dogs that are either currently affected with a mammary tumor or have previously had a mammary tumor. Anyone who is interested in taking part in these research studies and would be willing to submit a cheek swab, or have their veterinary surgeon retain for research a sample of blood (from their dog) that is surplus that collected for a clinical reason, is invited to contact them for shipping information.

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Contact Information:
Dr. Mike Starkey
Phone: +44 (0)1638 555611

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