TOPIC: Patient Care
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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canine osteosarcoma

Otis' Journey with Osteosarcoma

Carol Kaune | October 04, 2018

It got too hard. We were supposed to travel to Maine on August 21 for a week with the family on Damariscotta Lake but the days without eating started getting longer and the good days were dwindling in numbers, so we cancelled our trip and headed to the mountains....

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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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Chemotherapy

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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Videos

Flint Animal Cancer Center Video Library

Staff Writer | August 01, 2018

The Flint Animal Cancer Center video library features our collection of helpful and informative videos....

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