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Articles tagged: Soft Tissue Surgery

Spider Monkey Mission

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade

The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.

Catching Every Cancer Cell

Friday, June 1st, 2018

A veterinary surgeon tests an experimental imaging technology with help from Tufts at Tech.

The Energizer Bunny

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Bugs adjusted to three legs quickly after an amputation to treat a life-threatening bacterial infection.

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.

What to Expect: Surgery

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Learn more about what to expect when you visit the Orthopedic Surgery Service or the Soft Tissue Surgery Service.

Oliver’s Story

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Quick Action and Teamwork Lead to Happy Ending For Oliver, it was the quick action by the Foster Hospital for Small Animals’ emergency services team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, as well… Read More

Clinical Case Challenge: Soft Tissue Surgery (Dog)

Friday, March 28th, 2014

An 11- year-old castrated male Boxer cross presented to the referring veterinarian with a four-day history of vomiting once per day, which was very unusual for him. The owners had also noticed that his abdomen appeared… Read More

At Your Service: Soft Tissue Surgery Service

Friday, March 28th, 2014

The Soft Tissue Surgery service at Tufts Foster Hospital for Small Animals is home to three board-certified surgeons, four surgical residents, expert surgery technicians and a team of surgery liaisons, all committed to providing comprehensive… Read More

Drug Detects Lingering Cancer Cells

Friday, November 8th, 2013

John Berg, a veterinary surgeon at Tufts, is testing the experimental technique on canine patients, hoping to raise survival rates

Cancer Cells