Ancient Dog Cancer Hints at First Canine Host (1 of 3) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Simba, a 4-year-old domestic dog from Buyubi Village in Tanzania, exhibits symptoms of canine transmissible venereal tumor. This image 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 [Image courtesy of Anna Czupryna] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image 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.