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ACF Supports NCI Comparative Melanoma Tumor Board

August 14, 2014

Purpose: To bring together expert human and veterinary pathologists to compare and contrast the histologic features and pathobiology of mucosal melanomas in humans and dogs.  By addressing mucosal melanoma in the context of multiple species, ...

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Strontium 90 – An old modality brings new treatment options to the VCC

June 2, 2014

Recently the Veterinary Cancer Center added to their armamentarium in the fight against  cancer with a Strontium-90 superficial probe. A Strontium -90 probe is a radioactive probe that can be placed against a tumor to ...

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Guide to Canine Cancer: Your Most Common Questions Answered

May 30, 2014

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May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month – by Dr. Gerald Post

May 17, 2014

Because 50% of dogs over 10 years of age die of cancer and because 4 to 8 million new cases of cancer in dogs and 4 to 6 million new cases of cancer in cats ...

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Half Body Radiation – Another Weapon in the Fight Against Lymphoma in Dogs

May 13, 2014

As an oncologist, one cancer that I find can be the most satisfying to treat in dogs is lymphoma.  Most dogs with lymphoma will go into remission after only a few treatments and they will ...

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Dog Fancy Questions Feb 2014

February 5, 2014

Starting in January 2014, I write a monthly column in Dog Fancy magazine about cancer. Each month I answer client’s questions or discuss a topic relating to the diagnosis, treatment or prevention of cancer in ...

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News: Dr. Farrelly named associate editor for Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound

November 20, 2013

At the 2013 ACVR meeting in October in Savannah, Georgia, our radiation oncologist/medical oncologist Dr. John Farrelly was named as an associate editor for the journal, Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.  This journal serves as one ...

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Why Veterinarian’s Refer

November 15, 2013

I just finished reading a really good article, the first of its kind in the veterinary literature. The article talked about why veterinarians in Ontario Canada referred dogs with either osteosarcoma or lymphoma to a ...

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Dogs are Much More than Man’s Best Friend!

October 21, 2013

Have you ever been told you look just like your favorite pet?  The similarity is more than just skin deep; recent studies comparing genetic similarities between dogs and people are demonstrating that we look a ...

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Pawtriots Win VetOlympics 2013

October 11, 2013

Sincere thanks to our competing veterinary hospital teams for making the 1stAnnual VetOlympics a success! The efforts of all our Connecticut and New York teams allowed us to raise needed funds for Animal Cancer Foundation’s ...

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