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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.

Cats and Smoking

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Tufts research found that secondhand smoke increased the cancer risk to pets, especially cats.

Cummings in the News

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.

Truffle’s story

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Some people looked at the rescued feral kitten in pitiful shape with a deep gash on her flank, and deemed her a hopeless and unadoptable animal. But Ruth, working then in the local animal control office, instead saw a handsome tuxedo-colored feline with a sweet disposition and a manner that conveyed she needed a family.

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