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8 Feb 2018 15:57

I just wondered why in 2018 we are still testing human disease on animals when there is now far superior tests being done for cancer by  for example Dr Hadwin trust who test on human tissue , they use some of the marvellous technology available to  is by looking  at cancer via 3 d imaging etc  , scanning and many other methods and  never test on animals .  I just know that testing on animals cannot produce reliable data as animals are a totally different species to us, it has got us to where we are now but isn’t it time to move to more modern and less cruel methods 

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8 Feb 2018 17:12 in response to Martina.h

Hi,

The short answer is because testing on both animals and humans is a legal requirement in both the EU and the UK.

Best wishes

Dave