For another opinion on basic science and using animals to cure cancer click on the below from Newsweek and Sharon Begley.
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Disclaimer. I have no idea where Sharon Begley stands on the general issue of using animals in science or research. I think her article speaks for itself and urge you to read it in its entirety. Like all the people I quote, the actual words speaks for themselves.