Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Blood Test for Cancer in Dogs & Cats

First blood test unveiled for cancer detection in dogs

Feb 17, 2010

"Richmond, British Columbia -- You may now be able to diagnose cancer in a dog with a simple blood test. BioCurex has announced the availability of the OncoPet RECAF test, which has detected 85 percent of a variety of cancers in dogs at the standard 95 percent specificity level in premarket studies."

"...OncoPet is in discussions with North American and Canadian distributors, and the test will be available in China as well. BioCurex hopes to have similar tests for other companion animals -- cats in particular -- in the second half of this year."

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1 comment:

  1. My Bailey a 12 year old male lab was brought to OSVDH because he was having trouble breathing. During physical exam a growth was discovered. This growth was inhibiting his air intake. Within an hour, surgery was performed and Bailey was breathing normally. Cancer in Dogs