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Should animal testing be banned?
A drug or procedure that would have been of benefit to humans could be withheld because of adverse reactions or lack of efficacy in animals.
The FDA estimated that
92% of animal tested drugs
failed to meet safety standards that would allow them into the market.
, one of the most effective drugs against types of breast cancer, was almost abandoned because it causes liver tumors in rats, a problem that does not carry over to humans.