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! 
Emotional Support

Argus Institute offers emotional support for families of veterinary cancer patients.

Maria Gore, MSW | January 09, 2020

When beloved pets are sick and need medical care, families may feel out of control and at a loss for how to deal with the emotions while making good medical decisions. Argus counselors provide emotional support for families caring for pets with cancer.

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Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Dogs with Bone Cancer

Dr. Tiffany Martin, Radiation Oncologist, Flint Animal Cancer Center | December 05, 2019

Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumor in dogs. Large and giant breeds have the highest risk. While amputation is the most frequently used treatment option for limbs, many dogs may not be ideal candidates for this type of surgery. Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) combined with chemotherapy is a definitive-intent treatment option for some dogs with bone cancer.

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Veterinary Oncology Specialist Training

FACC's Global Connections

Staff Writer | December 03, 2019

Since the early 1980s, the Flint Animal Cancer Center has trained more surgical, medical, and radiation oncologists than any other veterinary institution. Beyond the formal training program, each year, the FACC also welcomes dozens of guest observers from around the world. Over the years, this expanding collegial network has led to FACC’s growing global impact on cancer care for companion animals.

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Canine Lymphoma

Yogi Beats Canine Lymphoma with the Help of a One Cure Clinical Trial

Staff Writer | December 03, 2019

After Yogi was diagnosed with canine lymphoma, his family brought him to the Flint Animal Cancer Center to participate in a One Cure clinical trial.

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Veterinary Oncology Specialty Training

New fellowship trains future veterinary oncology clinician-scientists

Staff Writer | December 03, 2019

The Seeker Oncology Research Fellowship supports a two-year comprehensive research training program at the Flint Animal Cancer Center for a veterinary clinical specialist committed to an academic career.

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