Veterinarians and physicians are poised to deliver a knockout blow to the cancers that their patients share When Renee Holden saw the large lump under her cat’s tongue, her instincts told her it wasn’t good.… Read More
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.
Who doesn’t know a person in his life who has suffered from cancer?! This question urged me to join the pathology department as a PhD student, where cancer pathology has become my obsession. I am… Read More
Can cats help advance cancer treatment where mice have failed? The traditional means of testing a potential treatment for cancer is to get a lab full of mice and conduct controlled experiments that attempt to prevent tumor growth. In the late 1990s, such studies produced a new medication that choked off the blood flow to malignant cells. It was hailed as a wonder drug. “There was literally a headline in the New York Times saying scientists would cure cancer within two years,” says Elizabeth McNiel, a veterinary oncologist at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. “It was huge.”
Tufts’ Clinical Oncology Team The clinical oncology service at Tufts’ Foster Hospital is comprised of veterinary oncologists, residents and technicians who work together as a team. The oncologists work closely with the surgery service, which has… Read More