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Far-reaching Benefits from Canine Cancer Research

Monday, January 4th, 2016

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

Partners in Healing

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Work being done at Tufts is helping to advance the field of comparative oncology, which looks at how cancer behaves and is best treated in people and other species.

Partners in Healing

Radiation to the Rescue

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Radiation oncology came to the rescue of a rescue black Lab with anal sac adenocarcinoma, which is similar to rectal cancer in people.

Cancer Genetics

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers.

At Your Service: Radiation Oncology and Soft Tissue Veterinary Professionals Partner Together for Molly’s Case

Friday, April 17th, 2015

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.

Beautiful Relationship Emerges Out of Darkness

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Neither broken leg nor ulcers could keep Beau down, and owner Debra Benanti gives credit to the educational commitment of Tufts Hospital for Large Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for not only Beau’s survival, but their close relationship following his treatments.

A Potential Breakthrough on Liver Cancer

Friday, September 5th, 2014

“We don’t think this is going to cure liver cancer, but it might help prevent it,” says Arlin Rogers. “History shows the best way to reduce the burden of cancer is to stop it from occurring in the first place.” Tufts researcher finds that the hormone prolactin may help prevent the disease.