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Hope for Dogs with Bone Cancer

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

Clinical trials at Cummings School seek to improve the treatments and prognosis for pets—and hopefully someday children—battling osteosarcoma When Truman, a Bernese mountain dog, started limping in March 2018, his owners did not waste any… Read More

Link found between humans, dogs with bone cancer

Friday, July 19th, 2019

A link found between dogs and humans with bone cancer could lead to better treatment for both children and man’s best friend, according to a new study published by Tufts University and the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Arizona.

JULY 19, 2019: Truman the dog, an osteosarcoma clinical trial patient at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University (Photo provided by owner)

The Dog with the Titanium Bone

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

By Genevieve Rajewski Tyson could win an award for stoicism. Osteosarcoma, a common bone cancer so painful that medication doesn’t provide much relief, had invaded the 7-year-old Rottweiler’s left foreleg. “Tyson used to love to… Read More