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Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Reuters Moose, a patient who is participating in a lymphoma clinical trial at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, is featured alongside his owner, in this story on the growth of biotech drug development in veterinary medicine.… Read More

6-year old English bulldog, Moose

Paying it Forward

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

When Denali was diagnosed with a progressed case of osteosarcoma just before his 10th birthday, owner Art Clough did not hesitate to act. The Chocolate lab’s only chance of survival was to enroll in a clinical trial, according to his primary care veterinarian. With no time to waste, he was rushed to Foster Hospital for Small Animals.

On the Front Lines of Cancer Care

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Go behind the scenes at our small-animal hospital to meet the clinicians, clients, and pets helping advance how we treat the disease.

Cheryl London Appointed to Named Professorship

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018

Cummings School researcher focuses on comparative oncology and improving cancer treatment in both pets and people Cheryl London, V90, a research professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, has… Read More

Radiation Oncology Service Reopens

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

The Radiation Oncology Service installed a new, state-of-the-art Varian Linear Accelerator and reopened to patients on September 24, 2018.

Astute Observation and Early Detection Keys to Success in Treatment of Thyroid Tumor

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

You suddenly feel a dreaded “lump”under your dog’s furry coat.You panic –the naturalresponse when something scary happens with your faithful companion. For Nikki Licht, a veterinary resident in Emergency and Critical Medicine at Cummings School, she knew more than many pet owners. Havinginitially playedout the worst possible scenariosabout Pippa’s fate, she now realizes it was herexperience, astute observation, and early detection,combined withthe expert care provided by the Oncology Service,that would allcontribute to this story’s happy ending.