Devils coping with cancer

The deadly facial tumour that has long afflicted Tasmanian Devils is easier for females to bear. Uni Tas researchers find that afflicted males can lose 25 per cent of their body weight because of the cancer, while females may lose 5-10 per cent. And it appears devils are adapting and could coexist with the disease.

This is good but a cure would be better, Pozible crowd funding of a University of Adelaide project for a treatment is stillĀ open.


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