The Canines-N-Kids Foundation is committed to finding a cure to the devastating cancers that kids and man's best friend both spontaneously develop, including bone and brain cancer, lymphoma and leukemia.

We seek to raise awareness of the tremendous unmet need these vulnerable patients share. We fund the most promising, humane comparative clinical research - studying and treating cancer in canine patients when they are sick, to help us better understand these same cancers in kids.

Our ultimate goal is to accelerate the development of better medicines and a cure for both  - a real WIN WIN!

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For most people, there isn’t an immediate connection between pediatric and canine cancer—unless you’re an oncologist, or researcher, who works in either of these fields. Then, the similarities are striking.

Studying cancer in dogs may help in fighting cancer in children. Doreen Gentzler, NBC4 Washington Anchor, explores how man's best friend may also help us to better understand difficult cancers like osteosarcoma, lymphoma, brain cancers and others.

Biomedical research takes a long time… Way too long for patients anxiously waiting for treatments that can keep them alive or spare them agony. So, here is an idea. How about switching research’s typical drawn-out, excruciating timeline to dog years. Dog years?...So, it is no wonder that some scientists, frustrated with the irrelevance of many mouse experiments to human health, have started to take things into their hands. Some of them met last week at the initiative of the Canines-N-Kids Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to joining hands-and-paws in battling childhood cancers.

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