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Oncology

Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Oral Melanoma

In asymptomatic cases of OMM, an oral mass is often discovered by the owner or during a routine dental examination.

In asymptomatic cases of OMM, an oral mass is often discovered by the owner or during a routine dental examination.

Nutrition for Small Animal Cancer Patients

Clients will have questions about popular “cancer diets,” making it critical for practitioners to understand how they might affect a patient.

Clients may be confused by outside advice on the best diet for their pet with cancer. Look to the science to cut through the noise, and be sure to understand how cancer treatment could cause gaps in nutrition.

Targeted Therapy

Tigilanol tiglate could be the mast cell tumor treatment we've been waiting for.

Tigilanol tiglate—which is being marketed as Stelfonta—is derived from the fruit of the tropical blushwood tree, which is endemic to Australia.

veterinary oncology research

New Hope For Dogs With Cancer

From developing immunotherapeutic treatments for canine osteosarcoma to anticancer drugs, researchers at veterinary colleges are taking innovative approaches to treating cancer in pets

Much ground is being covered in the way of oncology research in veterinary medicine, largely in immunotherapy. This article covers research being done by some of the top veterinary colleges in the country.

canine lung cancer

Dogs With Lung Cancer Might Benefit From Treatment With Human Breast Cancer Drug

Like many women who develop a particular type of breast cancer, the same gene — HER2 — also appears to be the cause of lung cancer in many dogs. Researchers found that neratinib — a drug that has successfully been used to battle human breast cancer — might also work for many of the nearly 40,000 dogs in the US that annually develop the most common type of canine lung cancer, known as CPAC.

The Shine On Project at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is following over 200 healthy dogs at risk for developing hemangiosarcoma

Can We Find a Cure for Canine Hemangiosarcoma?

The results from a University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine research project and clinical trial not only benefits dogs with canine hemangiosarcoma, but may be applicable to humans too.

Bakari

John Ball Zoo Lion Dies of Cancer

Veterinarians for John Ball Zoo announced that a 12-year-old female African lion named Bakari died. Bakari had been treated for lymphoma by the zoo’s veterinary team.

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