Ancient Dog Cancer Hints at First Canine Host (3 of 3) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... 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." Credit [Video courtesy of Genome Research Limited] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the video when publishing. This video may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.