FLINT ANIMAL CANCER CENTER

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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! 
Comparative Oncology Osteosarcoma Clinical Trials

New Hope for Canines and Kids with Bone Cancer

Staff | August 23, 2018

Cancer is cancer, whether you have  two legs or four. With that principle in mind, Flint Animal Cancer Center scientists, Drs. Steve Dow and Dan Regan, are collaborating with pediatric oncologists at Children’s Hospital Colorado to study a promising new therapy to treat metastatic bone cancer in both dogs and...

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canine osteosarcoma oral melanoma

Seamus the Wonder Dog: Hope on Three Legs

Guest Blogger | August 17, 2018

By Anita M. Pariseau On New Year’s Day 2017 we loaded our three dogs into the car to go for a walk in Garden of the Gods, near where we live in Colorado Springs. Later that evening our golden retriever began to limp and favor his right hind leg. I suspected...

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One Cure

Smart human tricks: David Letterman and Bobby Rahal visit CSU’s veterinary hospital

Kris Browning-Blas | July 26, 2018

It sounds like the start of a late-night bit: David Letterman walks into the veterinary teaching hospital and asks if we are going to fit him with a “cone of shame.”  But this is no joke (although there were plenty of wise cracks). As part of a partnership with Rahal...

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canine osteosarcoma canine cancer clinical trials

A Love of people, popcorn, and peanut butter fuel Duke's recovery from osteosarcoma

Staff | July 20, 2018

After taking time to mourn the loss of their beloved golden retriever, Bailey, who died of cancer at the age of 10, Heidi and Brad decided the time was right to bring a new fur family member home. They planned to surprise their three girls with the ultimate Christmas gift:...

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Canine Soft Tissue Sarcoma canine cancer clinical trials

Meet Cali, three-time cancer survivor

Staff | June 08, 2018

“Cali joined our family when she was seven weeks old,” said Misty, a veterinary anesthesia technician at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. “Since the day we brought her home, she’s been easy-going and happy.” A typical yellow lab, Cali is kind and gentle. “She loves to snuggle in bed with...

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