Emerging Virus in Raccoons May Provide Cancer Clues, University of California, Davis (UCD) Study

Published: Dec 13, 2012

Rare brain tumors emerging among raccoons in Northern California and Oregon may be linked to a previously unidentified virus discovered by a team of researchers, led by scientists from the University of California, Davis. Their findings, published December 12 in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, could lead to a better understanding of how viruses can cause cancer in animals and humans.

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