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Thursday, October 8, 2015
Animal to Human Cancer Transmission
Can a human get cancer by direct contact with the elimination from a dog with cancer?
Most likely not. Cancer is not "transmitted" from one individual to another in the way that other illnesses are, by contact with body fluids.
Duane D Culler, PhD, MS
Clinical Instructor of Genetics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University