Four Cases of Spontaneous Neoplasia in the Naked Mole-Rat (Heterocephalus glaber), A Putative Cancer-Resistant Species.

@article{Taylor2017FourCO,
  title={Four Cases of Spontaneous Neoplasia in the Naked Mole-Rat (Heterocephalus glaber), A Putative Cancer-Resistant Species.},
  author={Kyle Taylor and Nicholas A Milone and C. Rodr{\'i}guez Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2017},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={
          38-43
        }
}
The naked mole-rat (Heterocephalus glaber) is widely acclaimed to be cancer-resistant and of considerable research interest based on a paucity of reports of neoplasia in this species. We have, however, encountered four spontaneous cases of neoplasia and one presumptive case of neoplasia through routine necropsy and biopsy of individuals in a zoo collection of nonhybrid naked mole-rats bred from a single pair. One case each of metastasizing hepatocellular carcinoma, nephroblastoma (Wilms' tumor… CONTINUE READING
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