The Canines-N-Kids Foundation is working to put an end to the cancers children and our canine best friends BOTH develop - devastating cancers including bone and brain cancer, lymphoma and leukemia.


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CNN reports on work of Dr. Stephen Johnston (Arizona State, Center for Innovations in Medicine) and Doug Thamm (CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center) and a clinical trial of an anti-cancer Vaccine being evaluated in about 100 canine cancer patients around the country. If it works, human patients could be next!

Dr. Kristy Richards, MD, PhD, Physician, Oncologist and Researcher in comparative lymphoma lost her own brave battle against cancer on March 30, 2019. Dr. Richards served on CnK's Medical & Scientific Advisory Board and was just recognized in November 2018 by Canines- N-Kids Foundation as the first woman recipient of the Trailblazer Award for her groundbreaking interdisciplinary work treating cancer in dogs with a goal to develop therapies for humans with lymphoma. . A brilliant researcher, Dr. Richards' energy, passion and collaborative-mindedness is an inspiration that will continue to drive our work to Crush Cancer @ Both Ends of the Leash.

DOGS AREN’T CALLED ​man’s​ best friend for nothing. Our canine companions are helping researchers learn more about cancer, with the hope of providing better treatments for dogs and children. These efforts were on display at the first Paws for a Cure Research Symposium​. The meeting, held in Boston in November 2018, brought together more than 200 pediatric oncologists, veterinary oncologists, researchers and cancer survivors looking to identify and build on the commonalities between cancers that develop in children and dogs.


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