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Ancient Dog Cancer Hints at First Canine Host (3 of 3)

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Caption: World's oldest cancer: A remarkable journey. Dr. Elizabeth Murchison and Professor Sir Mike Stratton speak about the evolution and history of an ancient cancer that has been spreading through the dog population for thousands of years. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the 24 Jan., 2014, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Elizabeth P. Murchison at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in Hinxton, UK, and colleagues was titled, "Transmissable Dog Cancer Genome Reveals the Origin and History of an Ancient Cell Lineage."

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