AKC Genome Barks – Podcast on Canine Cancer Treatments

AKC Canine Health Foundation News Alert

The American Kennel Club and the AKC Canine Health Foundation are pleased to debut the next podcast in the Genome Barks series: Canine Cancer Treatments -Thursday, September 10, 2009.

This week, the Genome Barks podcast series welcomes Dr. Jaime Modiano, a member of the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Modiano has spent the last 15 years of his career looking at the mechanisms that are responsible for the origin and progression of canine cancer. Dr. Modiano’s current research focuses on better cancer therapies, singling out the canine immune system as a treatment for cancers that are in the process of spreading to various regions of the body.

The Genome Barks podcast series features lectures from the highly successful AKC-CHF Breeders Symposia and provides responsible breeders and pet owners an inside look at the work being done by the AKC and the AKC Canine Health Foundation.

New podcasts are released every two weeks and can be accessed from either the American Kennel Club website at www.akc.org or the AKC Canine Health Foundation website at www.akcchf.org – click on “Podcasts.” They are also available on Apple’s iTunes or directly at www.genomebarks.com
Clubs are encouraged to add the Genome Barks Podcast link to their home pages.

AKC Canine Health Foundation

Now, here’s wishing you and your four-legged family members much good health!

Dr. Nancy Kay
Specialist, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

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