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The Pathology of Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) in Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii)
A disfiguring and debilitating neoplastic condition known as devil facial tumor disease (DFTD) has been discovered in wild Tasmanian Devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) across 51% of its natural range,Expand
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A second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils
Significance Transmissible cancers are somatic cell lineages that are spread between individuals via the transfer of living cancer cells. Only three transmissible cancers have been reported inExpand
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The Immunohistochemical Characterization of Devil Facial Tumor Disease (DFTD) in the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)
Immunohistochemical techniques were used to characterize the disfiguring and debilitating fatal neoplastic disease, devil facial tumor disease (DFTD), which has recently affected a significantExpand
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Towards a Case Definition for Devil Facial Tumour Disease: What Is It?
In the mid 1990s an emerging disease characterised by the development of proliferative lesions around the face of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) was observed. A multi-disciplinary approachExpand
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The Origins and Vulnerabilities of Two Transmissible Cancers in Tasmanian Devils
Summary Transmissible cancers are clonal lineages that spread through populations via contagious cancer cells. Although rare in nature, two facial tumor clones affect Tasmanian devils. Here weExpand
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ERBB3: A potential serum biomarker for early detection and therapeutic target for devil facial tumour 1 (DFT1)
Devil Facial Tumour 1 (DFT1) is one of two transmissible neoplasms of Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) predominantly affecting their facial regions. DFT1’s cellular origin is that of SchwannExpand
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Anaplastic meningioma in a Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)
A seven-year-old male captive Tasmanian devil was euthanased after presenting with hindlimb ataxia and generalised muscle wasting. On necropsy, an irregular, cream-coloured, firm, 1 cm mass wasExpand
Further Immunohistochemical (IHC) Characterisation of Devil Facial Tumour Disease 1 (DFT1) in the Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii)
As a veterinary histologist at Tasmania’s Animal Health Laboratory, Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE), I am positioned to respond to any emerging biosecurityExpand