The finding that two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers may lead to better treatments for the dogs—and for humans, too A study mapping genes associated with two cancers common in golden… Read More
Molly, an 11 ½-year-old female Golden Retriever was referred to Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for the treatment of an anal sac mass discovered on a routine physical examination. A complete diagnostic workup was completed for this type of cancer to confirm the diagnosis. Learn about the approach taken during our clinical assessment, appropriate research and treatment options available and how Molly was ultimately treated. (Learn more)
The news that a beloved family pet has cancer can be very upsetting. The good news is that many pets diagnosed with cancer have treatment options available to help them with their diagnosis.. At Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, our medical and radiation oncologists and soft tissue surgeons work together to develop an individualized treatment plan based unique patient needs. Foster
Hospital’s radiation oncology and soft tissue services are lead by board- certified specialists to assist you. Read more about our radiation oncology and soft tissue services and the best way to refer a client or obtain a consult from our team.
The study: ‘Investigation of a novel diet for support dogs undergoing chemotherapy for mast cell tumors or multicentric lymphoma’ is currently enrolling dogs diagnosed with mast cell tumors or lymphoma that have not been previously treated for their cancer.