TOPIC: Patient Stories
Patient Story

Littermates Annie and Ollie race again, but this time for a cure

Staff Writer | December 06, 2018

In June 2017, Kim's greyhound, Annie, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma. Having been through this diagnosis with her first greyhound, Kim was better prepared and wanted to know more about treatment options. Her veterinarian recommended Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Cancer Center.

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Cancer Stories

Facing cancer together.

Staff Writer | June 20, 2019

Connie and Leo were diagnosed with cancer within days of each other.

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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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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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Nasal Osteosarcoma

Nasal osteosarcoma patient lives purrfectly ever after cancer

Staff Writer | March 21, 2019

In 2016, Zoey was diagnosed with nasal osteosarcoma, a rare cancer in cats. More than two years after radiation treatment, Zoey's fairy "tail" proves happy endings are possible after cancer.

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