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Cancer in Animals: What We Can Learn From the Animal Kingdom #care2

Cancer in Animals: What We Can Learn From the Animal Kingdom #care2

The Big “C”. Most of us have been affected by cancer; either we have lost a loved one or, if we’re lucky, we have witnessed a friend survive after the dreaded diagnosis. After all, the lifetime risk of developing cancer is just shy of 40%. If you’re a long-time puppy or kitty parent, you also know that our furry friends are at risk for developing cancer, too. But outside of our domestic animal companions, in the wild world beyond, is cancer still a thing? It certainly is, and we can learn a thing or two from seeing how and where it affects wildlife. Stress Humans get stressed, our animal companions get stressed, and wild animals get stressed. One of the most famous animal stress studies was done by Robert Sapolsky, who discovered that baboons, which live in a rigidly hierarchical social structure, experience severe stress related to their place in the troop. Low-status bab...

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