Watching a companion, even a furry four-legged one, suffer from cancer is heartbreaking. An article in The Scientist recounts how Texas researchers developed a device to deliver plasmids containing growth hormone releasing hormone to dogs with cachexia that prevents them from being able to tolerate cancer treatments. More dogs that received GHRH survived cancer treatment than those that did not.
Giving the Dog a Fighting Chance
May 07, 2007