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Feeding pets with cancer

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Many pet owners change their pets diets after a diagnosis of cancer. But which changes are likely to be effective versus which ones may cause more harm than good?

Chemo and Furry Coats

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Studies of dogs that lose their hair from cancer treatments could benefit humans, too While it’s rare for dogs undergoing chemotherapy to lose their hair, when they do, some owners will stop treatment for their… Read More

Spotting Elusive Cancers

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies A common chemical element embedded in a tiny bubble of fat has the potential to advance cancer imaging. In a study of pet dogs that were biopsied… Read More

Spotting Cancer

Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

Contrast agent liver image

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

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.