FLINT ANIMAL CANCER CENTER

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! 
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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Tripawds Amputation

What to Expect When Your Pet Loses a Leg to Cancer

Renee Agredano, Tripawds.com | September 27, 2018

  Amputation. It’s the last thing we ever expect our veterinarian to recommend for our dog or cat. When they do, fear, guilt and endless questions fill our heads: How will he get around? Will she be happy? Am I being selfish for considering it? Agreeing to the procedure and caring for a three-legged animal...

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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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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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