Scientists have developed a new cancer antibody that could go a long way towards helping dogs with malignant cancers.
Chimeric anti-PD-L 1 is a new antibody that has recently been developed to help treat dogs with malignant cancer. The number of dogs suffering from cancer is rising. This is mainly due to the fact that dogs are now living longer due to improvements in veterinary care. The older the dog, the more prone they are to cancer, and so cancer is a now a more common problem in dogs than it once was.
A malignant cancer, such as oral malignant cancer is a cancer that cannot be treated. Animals with malignant cancer don’t respond to chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgical treatments. However, this new antibody, developed by Japanese scientists, could help to induce immune responses and so help to fight cancerous tumor growth in dogs. …click here to read full article