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FACC Patient Stories

One Dog’s Miracle Journey with Canine Osteosarcoma

When Danielle Nau and her future husband were considering adopting a dog, they did their research. “We knew we wanted a companion to share our active lifestyle,” said Nau. “After reading and even taking an online quiz, a Chesapeake Bay retriever kept coming up.” With their decision made, they located a litter of puppies ready […]

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FACC Patient Stories

Radiation therapy helps pup with canine sinonasal tumor

Wilson is an outdoor guy. He loves winter, hiking, and swimming, all the things that life in Colorado provides. “He’s just here to please,” said Helen French, Wilson’s mom, who adopted him from a shelter in Salt Lake City when he was a few months old. Today, the 10-year-old Lab mix shares his home with […]

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Pet Cancer Treatment

Pet Cancer Prevention Tips

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Our goal is to help all pet families learn about the prevalence of cancer in companion animals and to share tips for prevention, early detection, and treatment. Learn more about cancer prevention here and share your new knowledge with other pet lovers. The reason some pets (and people) get […]

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Pet Cancer Treatment

Pet Cancer Treatment Options

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Our goal is to help all pet families learn about the prevalence of cancer in companion animals and to share tips for prevention, early detection, and treatment. Learn more about treatment options here and share your new knowledge with other pet lovers. Depending on the type of cancer, the […]

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Pet Cancer Treatment

Top 10 Warning Signs Of Cancer In Pets

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, millions of dogs and cats are diagnosed with cancer. Cancer is the leading cause of death in pets beyond middle age. Knowing what to look for can help with early detection, and as with people, make a difference. Following are the top 10 warning signs of cancer […]

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FACC Patient Stories

Canine Brain Tumor Vaccine Helps Happy Boxer Beat the Odds

“If she’s deaf, I’m keeping her.” Those were Michelle Beston’s words to her husband as they waited for their latest foster assignment from a local boxer rescue. Beston had adopted and fostered dogs throughout her life and always hoped to bring a deaf dog into her home. When Fiona arrived, the three-month-old pup with one […]

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One Cure Clinical Trials

ONE CURE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF PROGRESS FOR PETS AND PEOPLE WITH CANCER

A decade ago, we doubled down on our journey to conquer cancer in all species. It started as an idea with Meg O’Neil after her dog, Elway, was treated at the Flint Animal Cancer Center for bone cancer. It has grown into the national movement we call One Cure. With the help of countless One […]

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FACC Patient Stories

Ginny’s Story

I am writing this letter to introduce someone special and tell her story. Her name was Ginny.  She was a female Goldendoodle who touched mine and countless people’s lives. Her story is a glorious yet sad celebration of life and just how precious it can be. Ginny entered this world on December 4, 2018. She […]

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One Cure Clinical Trials

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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One Cure Clinical Trials

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 […]