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How is chemotherapy administered?

September 18, 2018

Chemotherapy can be administered orally in the form of a pill or injected into a vein (intravenous), into a body cavity (such as the chest or bladder), into a muscle (intramuscular), or into the spinal ...

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Which tumors are commonly treated with chemotherapy?

September 18, 2018

Many types of cancers are treated with chemotherapy. The most common tumor being lymphoma, a systemic cancer of part of the immune system. Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) and hemangiosarcoma are both treated with chemotherapy because of ...

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Under what conditions is chemotherapy used?

September 18, 2018

Chemotherapy is a systemic therapy, meaning it works throughout the body, as opposed to radiation therapy which is a local or regional therapy. Chemotherapy is used when a cancer or tumor has already spread (or ...

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Experimental EGFR/HER2 Tumor Vaccine

August 3, 2018

STUDY OBJECTIVE This trial is evaluating a cancer vaccine strategy for EGFR and/or HER2 bearing tumors in dogs. This stage of the project is simply to determine if anti-tumor antibodies arise in vaccinated animals. The ...

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Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of TANOVEA™ (Rabacfosadine for Injection) in Cats with Lymphoma, Lymphoid Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, or Plasma Cell Tumor; Using a Dose Escalation Model.

August 3, 2018

STUDY OBJECTIVE The primary objective of this study is to determine the maximum tolerated dose, dose-limiting toxicities, safe starting dose, and pharmacodynamic effect of TANOVEA™ (Rabacfosadine for injection) in cats with lymphoma, lymphoid leukemia or ...

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Seeking Dogs for Enrollment in a Clinical Trial Evaluating an Investigational Agent for Management of Transitional Cell Carcinoma

December 12, 2018

Trial Specifics This trial is designed to evaluate the safety and preliminary pain management and anti-cancer effectiveness of a novel therapy in dogs with bladder transitional cell carcinoma (TCC). The trial involves one-time procedure administered ...

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Will my pet be in pain?

July 26, 2018

We utilize the latest pain relief protocols to control discomfort and maximize quality of life. Every patient responds to cancer treatment differently and we are prepared to adjust our treatment plans to ensure that your ...

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How do you work with my primary veterinarian?

July 26, 2018

We contact your veterinarian with updates concerning your pet. Our goal is to provide specialty care and then return your pet to your home and your primary veterinarian as soon as medically possible. Your routine ...

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How are The Veterinary Care Center (The VCC) veterinarians different than my primary veterinarian?

July 26, 2018

VCC Veterinarians work to complement the services of your primary veterinarian just as your primary physician refers you to specialists in human medicine for specific problems. Your pet’s primary veterinarian has referred your pet to ...

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What are your fees?

July 26, 2018

Our fees will depend on the procedures that we perform. We will provide an estimate of the costs during your first visit to our facility.  For more information, please read Cost of Care.

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