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Articles tagged: radiation therapy

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.

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.

Clinical case challenge: Diagnosis and Treatment of Molly’s Anal Sac

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Molly, an 11 ½-year-old female Golden Retriever was referred to Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center for the treatment of an anal sac mass discovered on a routine physical examination. A complete diagnostic workup was completed for this type of cancer to confirm the diagnosis. Learn about the approach taken during our clinical assessment, appropriate research and treatment options available and how Molly was ultimately treated. (Learn more)

Clinical Case Challenge: Oncology (Cat)

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Oral Mass in a Cat History and Physical Exam:  An 11-year-old, castrated male domestic shorthair cat presented for evaluation of a rapidly growing mass along his left rostral maxilla. The owners reported that hyperemia of the mucus… Read More