FLINT ANIMAL CANCER CENTER

VIP News

Welcome to VIP News! 

Our new blog is dedicated to sharing the latest stories from the Flint Animal Cancer Center’s Very Important Pets & People! Plus, you’ll learn more about our current clinical trials, our inspiring research, and our work to find a cure for BOTH pets and people with cancer. We invite you to follow us! 
Canine Hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcoma clinical trial extends Gimpy’s lucky streak

Staff Writer | June 06, 2019

Gimpy, a yellow lab mix, is participating in a clinical trial for canine hemangiosarcoma at Colorado State University's Flint Animal Cancer Center.

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Veterinary Radiation Oncology

3-D Printed Bolus: Setting a new standard in radiation oncology

Staff Writer | May 29, 2019

Over the last year, Flint Animal Cancer Center's medical physicist, Dr. Del Leary, has worked with radiation oncologists to develop 3-D-printed molds, known as boluses, that contour to patient bodies to improve radiation dose delivery to tumors.

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Patient Assistance Funds

Petco Foundation invests in oncology patient assistance

Staff Writer | May 22, 2019

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Blue Buffalo, recently awarded...

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Leg Amputation

Leg Amputation: Will my dog be okay?

Staff Writer | May 03, 2019

Deciding to amputate your pet’s leg can be difficult and emotional. At the Flint Animal Cancer Center, we understand your fears and provide support to each patient family throughout the process. Amputation is one of the best treatment options to control or eliminate certain types of cancer, and many patients undergo this surgery without complication each year.

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Pet Loss

Helping Children through Pet Loss

Erin Allen, MSSW, LSW | April 25, 2019

The death of a family pet is often a child’s first experience with death and loss. As a result, it is an important time for adults to help children express grief in emotionally healthy ways.

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