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How safe is it to eat meat from an animal that had cancer?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology
3 doctors agree

In brief: I advise against it.

The cancer may not only make the meat unsafe, it may be associated with bacterial infection, and parasites that are a direct threat.
Understand that this is not a healthy animal, but a diseased and weakened one.

In brief: I advise against it.

The cancer may not only make the meat unsafe, it may be associated with bacterial infection, and parasites that are a direct threat.
Understand that this is not a healthy animal, but a diseased and weakened one.
Dr. Joseph Woods
Dr. Joseph Woods
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Don't know

As far as i understand, sick animals are not butchered for meat.
I don't think you can find an answer to your question.

In brief: Don't know

As far as i understand, sick animals are not butchered for meat.
I don't think you can find an answer to your question.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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