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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! 

Pet Cancer Treatment Options: Chemotherapy

Staff Writer | September 11, 2019

Chemotherapy is a common treatment for pet cancer. Chemotherapy may be used to treat cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, to treat cancer that cannot be treated with surgery or radiation therapy alone, or when it may enhance the effectiveness of these treatments. Chemotherapy treatment for pets with cancer is supervised by a medical oncologist, a veterinarian with five years of specialty oncology training.

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Pet Cancer Treatment Options: Radiation

Staff Writer | September 05, 2019

Radiation therapy is a common treatment modality for pet cancer. It can offer local control of solid tumors. Radiation therapy can also be used to provide pain relief or improve function in patients with advanced cancers.

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Pet Cancer Treatment Options: Surgery

Staff Writer | August 28, 2019

Surgery is one of the most commonly used techniques to treat pet cancer. The best chance to achieve complete surgical removal of cancer is during the first surgical procedure.

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Cancer Research

Dr. Dan Regan searches for answers to combat metastatic disease

Staff Writer | August 08, 2019

Regan believes one key to combating metastatic disease is understanding how the primary tumor conditions the soil in distant locations. In both pets and people, metastatic disease continues to puzzle scientists and challenge clinicians.

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Dr. Rod Page honored for career achievement in canine research

Lauren Mingus | July 29, 2019

Dr. Rod Page, professor of medical oncology, Stephen J Withrow Presidential Chair in Oncology, and director of the Flint Animal Cancer Center at CSU’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital,  received the American Veterinary Medical Association Career Achievement in Canine Research Award at the National Veterinary Scholars Symposium on July 27 in Worcester, Mass.

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