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Comparative Oncology

Spotting Cancer

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

Contrast agent liver image

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.

Babushe

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Imagine a very sweet 14-year-old chocolate lab who shuffles around and looks like he’s a hundred… His owner is crazy in love with him, … and he was diagnosed with lymphoma
Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers we see in the Oncology service

Willy’s Gift

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Zoey and Mahlon Hale with Willy, for whom they named a research fund at Cummings School.

Healing Puppy Power Put to Test for Childhood Cancer

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Dog Fancy The Cummings School will be one of the test sites for a new study on the effects of therapy animals in pediatric cancer patients. http://www.dogchannel.com/dog-news/2014/05/healing-puppy-power-put-to-test.aspx