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FACC scientists search for solutions to cancer treatment challenges

While many scientists at the Flint Animal Cancer Center focus their research on cancer cells, the Laboratory of Comparative Musculoskeletal Oncology and Traumatology views cancer through an additional lens. “Many of our colleagues are doing great work focusing on cancer itself – how to treat it effectively, how to make sure it doesn’t spread,” said […]

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The answers to cancer start at the cellular level.

“Cancer is really a process associated with basic biology,” said Dr. Daniel Gustafson, director of basic research and the Pharmacology Lab at the Flint Animal Cancer Center. “It’s about the cells in your body that for some reason have changed and grown out of control.” The solutions to most problems start by looking at the […]

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Radiation Oncology Team Exploring New Option to Treat Superficial Tumors in Pets

With technology borrowed from human medicine, the radiation oncology team at the Flint Animal Cancer Center recently treated its first pet patient using superficial radiation therapy. The new radiation machine, originally acquired through a collaboration with the James L. Voss Teaching Hospital’s ophthalmology service to treat squamous cell carcinomas on the eyelids of horses, is […]

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New CT Scanner Provides Unparalleled Diagnostic Imaging

Thanks to a generous gift from Jeff Neu, the Flint Animal Cancer Center and the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, have a new, state-of-the-art Seimens Somaton Force CT scanner. It is the first of its kind in all of Colorado, human or veterinary medicine, and the first in a veterinary hospital west of the […]

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Latest News From The Flint Animal Cancer Center

Check out Flint Animal Cancer Center’s latest newsletter! Flint Animal Cancer Center Newsletter Library Fall 2019 Newsletter Spring 2019 Newsletter Fall 2018 Newsletter Spring 2018 Newsletter Fall 2017 Newsletter   Scroll to the bottom of this page to be added to our newsletter list and be the first to learn about the latest news from the Flint Animal Cancer […]

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CSU cancer researcher named 2020 Boettcher Investigator

Dan Regan, an assistant professor in Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, was recently selected to receive the Boettcher Foundation’s 2020 Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. The award supports promising early-career scientific investigators, allowi­ng them to establish their independent research and make it competitive for major federal and private grants. Recipients, known as Boettcher Investigators, are awarded $235,000 to sustain […]

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Canine Cancer Prevention Vaccine Study Featured On CNN

In a new study led by Dr. Doug Thamm, medical oncologist at Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Cancer Center, owner enrolled dogs are getting a cancer prevention vaccine. If it works, humans could be next. Why dogs? “Cancer is actually the leading cause of death in adult dogs,” veterinarian Doug Thamm says. “They develop these tumors spontaneously […]

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Petco Foundation Invests In Oncology Patient Assistance

The Petco Foundation, in partnership with Blue Buffalo, recently awarded a $150,000 grant investment to the Flint Animal Cancer Center to support patient care over the next two years. Funds were provided by the Petco Foundation’s annual Pet Cancer Awareness campaign, which aims to create a better world for animals and the people who love […]

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Indycar: Rahal’s Dog Arrow Helps Spread One Cure Message

Like many pet owners, he has been touched the loss of a dog due to cancer, including the recent passing of his mother’s Labradoodle named Bear. That’s what makes his NTT IndyCar Series team’s partnership with One Cure and Colorado State University’s Flint Animal Care Center so important to the star driver. Read the full […]

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Graham Rahal: Why I’m Racing for One Cure

When you think of the name Rahal, you likely think of racing, not dogs, and certainly not cancer research. It makes sense. Thanks to my dad, 1986 Indy 500 winner and three-time INDYCAR Champion Bobby Rahal, I grew up around race tracks. I got  my first professional win when I was 16 years old in […]

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Csu’s One Cure Hits The Big Time At Indy 500

When 33 cars line up Sunday, May 27, for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, each of them will be displaying the names and logos of various sponsors. Sponsor ads are as much a part of racing as high-octane fuel and pit crews – and just as important. But for Jay Howard, having the Colorado State […]