Tag: Radiation Oncology Research

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One Cure Clinical Trials

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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Pet Cancer Treatment

3-D Printed Bolus: Setting A New Standard In Radiation Oncology

The Radiation Oncology service at the Flint Animal Cancer Center is known for breaking new ground. They were the first veterinary oncology service in the U.S. to employ a linear accelerator to treat companion animals and the first in the world to offer stereotactic radiation therapy for pets. Under the direction of Dr. Del Leary, […]