Why use naked mole-rats in cancer research?

The larger the mammal, the longer it lives. Elephants live longer than mice. According to this theory naked mole-rats should live for two or three years. They can actually live for more than 30. One reason is that they almost never die from cancer. More from Dr Ewan St. John Smith here: https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/the-secrets-of-the-naked-mole-rats/

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