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! 
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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Pet Cancer Terms

Pet Cancer Terminology

Staff Writer | November 29, 2018

When your pet is diagnosed with cancer, you might feel as if you’re having to learn a whole new language....

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Pet Cancer Prevention

Pet Cancer Prevention Tips

Staff Writer | November 19, 2018

The reasons some pets (and people) get cancer while others don’t is still a mystery. And while there are no guarantees, there are steps we can take to decrease the risk that our pets will get cancer.

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Patient Story

FACC Oncology Technician Shares Her Personal Pet Cancer Story

Kris Ibis, Flint Animal Cancer Center | November 15, 2018

I’d like to think my career as an oncology technician at the Flint Animal Cancer Center has prepared me for my own dogs’ cancer stories....

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Veterinary Oncology History


Dr. Stephen J. Withrow, D.V.M., University Distinguished Professor, Flint Animal Cancer Center Founding Director | November 08, 2018

Cancer is not a new disease. In fact, cancer in animals has been around since the era of the dinosaurs....

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