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Veterinarians discover new insights into GI lymphoma in cats

Two years after their program began, Dr. Craig Webb, professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, and the team from the Feline Cancer Core are excited about their growing understanding of gastrointestinal (GI) lymphoma in cats. “We’re approaching our 100th study entrant, which is actually pretty amazing,” said […]

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Clinical trial hopes to better understand side effects of chlorambucil in cats with cancer

“He’s my little hero.” That’s how Erin Hicks describes her best feline friend, Tico Junior. Like his dad, Tico Senior, both cats were born in the Dominican Republic while Hicks served in the Peace Corps. Both offered her protection, but in different ways. “Tico Senior saved me from tarantulas, insects, and rats while I was […]

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New clinical trial for dogs with nasal tumors may help people, too.

Grendel joined her forever family along with her brother Beowulf at eight weeks old. “We could tell right away she had a mischievous streak and was destined to get her brother in trouble,” said Marcia Bohannon, Grendel’s human. The littermates have been devoted to each other from the start, which made Grendel’s illness devasting not […]

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Novel clinical trial seeks solution for tumor hypoxia

It’s common knowledge among cancer researchers that tumors lacking oxygen (hypoxic) don’t respond well to radiation. Flint Animal Cancer Center radiation oncology section head, Dr. Susan LaRue, is working with colleagues at four universities to test a new approach that adds oxygen to tumors with the help of microbubbles. “Solid tumors, whether in pets or […]

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Duke and Family Celebrate Two Years After Canine Osteosarcoma Diagnosis

Update At his February 26 recheck appointment, Duke and his family received some great news:  His latest round of follow up X-rays showed “no evidence of pulmonary metastasis.” For a cancer that spreads to the lungs in 80% of cases, the results were a huge relief. “I’m so anxious before each recheck,” said Heidi, Duke’s human mom. […]

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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 […]

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Seamus the Wonder Dog: Hope on Three Legs

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 he may have injured it getting out of […]

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New Hope for Canines and Kids with Bone Cancer

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 kids. The Science behind the Study Tumor […]

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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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Retired K9 Finds New Way to Serve After Cancer Diagnosis

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 Springs Police Department in 2010 […]

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The ABCs (and DEFs) of Clinical Trials in Veterinary Oncology

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 the hopes of advancing or improving […]