Mechanisms of cancer resistance in long-lived mammals

@article{Seluanov2018MechanismsOC,
  title={Mechanisms of cancer resistance in long-lived mammals},
  author={Andrei Seluanov and Vadim N. Gladyshev and Jan Vijg and Vera Gorbunova},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
  year={2018},
  volume={18},
  pages={433-441}
}
Cancer researchers have traditionally used the mouse and the rat as staple model organisms. These animals are very short-lived, reproduce rapidly and are highly prone to cancer. They have been very useful for modelling some human cancer types and testing experimental treatments; however, these cancer-prone species offer little for understanding the mechanisms of cancer resistance. Recent technological advances have expanded bestiary research to non-standard model organisms that possess unique… 
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