Pet Cancer Awareness Month – November

A rough estimate is that every 4th dog and every 5th cat will eventually develop some form of cancer during its lifetime. Cancers found in dogs and cats are very similar to the ones in humans and thorough research is of great benefit both for animals and people. A pet diagnosed with cancer isn’t necessarily a death sentence, as modern …

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Canada to Research Canine Osteosarcoma

A team of researchers, from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, dedicated their time to learn more about osteosarcoma. The group is called the Dog Osteosarcoma Group – Biomarkers of Neoplasia, or DOGBONe. Clever 😊 They are determined to find new ways to measure bone cancer more accurately. Their main objective is to identify biomarkers in order to assess …

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Non-invasive echo therapy treatment for cancer

A recent veterinary study, conducted at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, describes a successful non-invasive echo therapy in a canine cancer patient. The study was funded by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation. The foundation is researching alternative treatments of dogs with sarcoma and mast cell tumors with the Theracilon’s Echopulse technology. Dr. Jeffrey Ruth, DVM, says that the patients in …

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