FLINT ANIMAL CANCER CENTER

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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! 
Caring for pets with cancer.

10 Things to Do When Your Pet Gets Cancer

Dr. Nicole Ehrhart, V.M.D., Surgical Oncology Professor, Flint Animal Cancer Center | September 20, 2018

Learning someone you love has cancer is scary without a doubt. However, as a pet parent you have options. This helpful article will help you navigate next steps as you develop an action plan.  1....

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Pet Cancer Clinical Trials

The ABCs (and DEFs) of Clinical Trials in Veterinary Oncology

Dr. Kristen Weishaar, D.V.M., Clinical Trials Director, Flint Animal Cancer Center | September 13, 2018

When a pet is diagnosed with cancer, it’s not easy to know what to do next. The good news is, there may be several treatment options to consider. Sometimes, one of these is enrollment in a clinical trial.   Clinical trials are studies used in all specialties of medicine in...

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canine hemangiosarcoma

Retired K9 finds new way to serve after cancer diagnosis

staff writer | September 06, 2018

PD, short for Police Dog, was born to serve. As a Czechoslovakian shepherd, it came pretty naturally. He spent his first three years training to become a police service dog with a former K9 officer and police dog breeder from Fort Collins, Colo. Following this training, PD joined the Colorado...

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One Cure

Why I'm Racing for One Cure

Graham Rahal | August 30, 2018

When you think of the name Rahal, you likely think of racing, not dogs, and certainly not cancer research. It makes sense. Thanks to my dad, 1986 Indy 500 winner and three-time INDYCAR Champion Bobby Rahal, I grew up around race tracks. I got  my first professional win when I...

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Comparative Oncology Osteosarcoma Clinical Trials

New Hope for Canines and Kids with Bone Cancer

Staff | August 23, 2018

Cancer is cancer, whether you have  two legs or four. With that principle in mind, Flint Animal Cancer Center scientists, Drs. Steve Dow and Dan Regan, are collaborating with pediatric oncologists at Children’s Hospital Colorado to study a promising new therapy to treat metastatic bone cancer in both dogs and...

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