Posts with tag Matthew Breen

Cancer Research Gets $1.5 Million Boost

Canine cancer questions got $1.5 million closer to some answers last week when the AKC Canine Health Foundation and the Golden Retriever Foundation jointly awarded grants totaling that amount to two projects which will collaboratively research how lymphoma and hemangiosarcoma get started and spread in Golden Retrievers. Lymphoma, cancer of the lymphatic system, strikes one in eight… read more


Solving the Cancer Puzzle One Cell at a Time

In Matthew Breen’s lab at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, you won’t see dogs in cages, not even those that are sick with cancer and will soon die. Instead you will find microscopes. And under those microscopes, cells, and within those cells, chromosomes, the building blocks of what our dogs are. Specifically, you’ll find… read more