Pet Cancer Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment for …
Cancer is the number one cause of disease-related deaths in older cats and dogs and finding it early can make all the difference. Although cancer is not as …
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PetCure Oncology: Treatment Options for Pets with …
A pet cancer diagnosis is devastating. Your cat or dog has cancer treatment options thanks to advances in veterinary oncology. PetCure Oncology can treat a wide range of cancers in pets, including some previously considered “untreatable” due to their …
Medical Oncology for Dogs and Cats
A board-certified medical oncologist is a veterinarian that has gone through extensive additional schooling and training to specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in dogs, cats and other companion animals. Veterinary oncology, or cancer treatment for …
Cancer in Dogs: What You Should Know Advanced …
While it is important to note that any dog can get any type of cancer, there are certain breeds that are diagnosed with cancer at a higher rate than others.. Golden retrievers – The two most common types of cancer in this breed are hemangiosarcoma and lymphoma. 1 Other types of cancer include mast cell tumors, osteosarcoma (bone cancer) and melanoma. 2
Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment for Dogs and Cats
The cancer journey can be even more problematic for those traveling from out of town for treatment at a PetCure Oncology center. We will do our best to make your trip as seamless as possible, providing efficient and effective treatment and minimizing your time …
PetCure Oncology Locations PetCure Oncology
Eight locations and growing fast Today, comprehensive cancer care centers supported by PetCure Oncology are located in eight cities across the U.S. They have touched pet patients from virtually every state and multiple countries. Our network is rapidly expanding as we strive to …
Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment for Dogs and Cats
The History Behind Stereotactic Radiation (SRS/SRT) for Cancer Treatment. Stereotactic radiation, also known as SRS/SRT, is a nonsurgical treatment in which high doses of precisely focused radiation are delivered to destroy a tumor.
In western Pennsylvania and northeast Ohio, PetCure Oncology has partnered with Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center to bring advanced cancer care to dogs and cats. The most comprehensive, multi-specialty veterinary center in the region, PVSEC is a leader in patient care innovation and community education.
Cancer in Cats Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment for
Bone cancer. This type of cancer in cats can impact the limbs, spine, skull, pelvis, and or any bone in the feline skeleton. These tumors can be primary (such as solitary tumor within the bone, like osteosarcoma) or diffuse, or spread to an adjacent site, like multiple myeloma of the bone marrow or metastastatic lesions from a distant tumor
Either way, our intention is to work with you and supplement your existing cancer care to improve the lives of pets and their families. When to make a referral for SRS We understand that SRS is a new care option in veterinary medicine, and we get a lot of questions about how it …
Cancer in Dogs PetCure Oncology
Canine cancer is even more prevalent in dogs over the age of 10, at a rate of 50 percent. 1 While any dog can get any type of cancer, environmental stressors such as tobacco smoke, pesticides, and obesity can also increase the risk of cancer and tumors in dogs.
What You Should Know about Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in
A type of bone cancer called osteosarcoma is the most common type of primary bone cancer, accounting for over 95% of all bone tumors. Other types of bone cancer are chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and hemangiosarcoma. “Primary” refers to cancer that starts in the bone versus spreading (metastasizing) into the bone f
Helping Dogs and Cats with Cancer During the COVID-19
Some of the most common forms of cancer that we treat in both dogs and cats include nasal cancer, oral cancer, neurological tumor/brain cancer, sarcomas, mast cell tumors, osteosarcoma/bone cancer, carcinomas, melanomas and many other cancers in dogs and cancers in cats. Don’t Wait. Get in Touch. It’s Free.
Treating Fido Like Frank: Pets with Cancer Deserve Human
And when it comes to cancer care for pets, quality control is an absolute necessity. When dealing with the kind of advanced treatments and technology that PetCure Oncology offers on a daily basis, an unwavering commitment to quality control is crucial.
Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know Advanced Radiation
Bone cancer (chondrosarcoma) can impact the limbs, spine, skull, pelvis, and skeleton. These tumors can be primary tumors (within the bone) or secondary tumors (spread to an adjacent site) like multiple myeloma of the bone marrow or metastasize from a distant site, such as transitional cell carcinoma.
Which Pet Cancer Treatment Option is Right for My Dog or
If your pet is diagnosed with cancer, the choices can seem overwhelming. Depending on the specific type of cancer a pet has, treatment may include the following, either alone or in combination: The most common cancer treatments. Surgery Surgery is often the first line of treatment when localized cancer can be removed completely.
PetCure Oncology at NorthStar VETS
Welcome. In central New Jersey, PetCure Oncology supports the radiation oncology department at the NorthStar VETS main campus in Robbinsville. Conveniently located within 60 miles of both Philadelphia and New York City, NorthStar VETS is a nationally-recognized emergency, trauma and specialty veterinary hospital that is open 24/7, serving pet parents and primary care veterinarians throughout
Making A Cancer Treatment Decision For Your Pet Advanced
How Do I Decide What the Best Cancer Treatment is for My Pet? Your pet is a member of your family, and their health and comfort are deeply important to you. To give your cat or dog the best care and make the most appropriate cancer treatment decision, you need to have all of the facts. There are no right or wrong
Brain Cancer Information All Pet Owners Should Know
Cancer care for pets is changing. I, for one, feel incredibly encouraged. In less than a year, PetCure Oncology has treated nearly 300 patients with radiation therapy. Fifteen percent of them were afflicted with a tumor in the central nervous system or brain, making it …
Pet Hero: Cera the One-Eyed Super Cat Advanced Radiation
And Cera has decided that she wants to beat cancer. Cera has always been a fighter. Adopted at eight weeks, she was taken to Cameron Animal Hospital in Montclair, NJ for a severe eye infection the size of a Ping-Pong ball. Due to the severity of her condition, her left eye needed to …
Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment for Dogs and Cats
The results were inconclusive, so they were referred to an oncologist, a cancer specialist, at a nearby specialty hospital, Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Glendale, Wisconsin. A CT scan and biopsy were performed. The CT scan revealed a large mass within her nasal cavity and behind her right eye. Although the biopsy did not yield a
Pet Cancer Diagnosis: What to Expect PetCure Oncology
Cancer staging shows the veterinarian if the cancer has metastasized, or spread, in the body. In some cases, they will know the stage of the cancer from the diagnostic process. In others, additional tests like a CT scan or MRI may be needed. Staging the cancer allows the veterinarian to determine the right treatment plan.
Lymphoma In Cats Advanced Radiation Therapy Treatment
Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphocytes, which is a type of white blood cell. It is the most common cancer seen in felines, and it accounts for about 30% of new cancer diagnoses in cats. Some of the most common areas of the body that can be affected by …
Pet Hero: Cooper the Labrador
Pet Hero Cooper is an energetic 9½-year-old Labrador Retriever that is beating nasal cancer after receiving stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). Owners Cheryl and Scot Harper of Indianapolis, Indiana, are thrilled to have their perky dog back to his normal self, but it was only a few months ago when they were shocked by Cooper’s cancer diagnosis.
Unprecedented Cancer Care Technology for Pets Coming to
Campbell, CA – July 27, 2017 – Silicon Valley is no stranger to innovation. This August, pet owners in the Bay Area will benefit from the arrival of unprecedented cancer care technology for their furry loved ones thanks to a pair of strategic partnerships driven by PetCure Oncology, the national leader in radiation oncology for pets.
What Makes PetCure Oncology Different
Best-in-class protocols are in place to provide quality assurance and expertise equivalent to human-caliber cancer treatment for veterinary cancer patients. We don’t leave your pet’s health up to chance, and every radiation therapy treatment is overseen and reviewed by two PetCure-affiliated board-certified radiation oncologists.
PetCure Pet Heroes
Pets and their families deserve the same treatment options offered in human cancer care. 3-day treatment for mouth cancer gave Beauty 2 more years. Basi never backed down from her spinal cord tumor. Lilly licked her lymphoma. After nose cancer, Bindi is back to being healthy & happy.
What Questions Should I Ask My Vet About My Dog’s Bone
Cancer in the bones of animals has been around since the age of the dinosaurs. Today, large to giant breed dogs and older dogs tend to be diagnosed with bone cancer at a higher rate than smaller or younger dogs. Osteosarcoma accounts for 90-95% of canine bone tumors. Other bone tumors include chondrosarcoma, fibro
Help Fight Cancer in Pets PetCure Oncology PetCure
American Cancer Society. For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we help people stay well and get well, find cures, and fight back against cancer.
PetCure Oncology’s Revolutionary New Cancer Treatment
A 500-mile journey from Birmingham to Cincinnati saves Boxer from fatal brain tumor. Cincinnati, OH — December 21, 2015 — What is the connection between a family in Birmingham, Alabama and a veterinary cancer care team in Cincinnati, Ohio, over 500 miles away? Addy, an 11-year-old Boxer diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor, and a dedicated pet owner on a mission to save her …
Pet Hero: Sunny Days for Sam
Don also learned that because Sam’s cancer was in the late stages, there was an increased chance that the cancer would grow back. But, along with this heartbreaking news, there was hope. SRS could treat Sam’s tumor, and it could also be repeated in the future to kill the tumor again, if necessary. Knowing there was a way to treat the cancer
Pet Hero: Mico the Therapy Dog
Before his cancer diagnosis, Mico, a 10-year-old male Australian Cattle Dog, loved to spend his days playing ball at the beach, fetching sticks in the river and doing therapy dog visits where children read books to him. With a veterinarian as a mom, Mico was well accustomed to life at the vet clinic as a guest, ra
Pet Hero: Cancer Didn’t Stop Kita the Adventurous Pup
A cancer diagnosis was not going to slow her down. Signs and Symptoms . In October 2017, Kita started limping, making it difficult for her to go on walks. She was taken to her primary care veterinarian, Dr. William Otis, who saw nothing unusual on X-ray. He prescribed pain medication and rest for two weeks.
Pet Hero: Sweet Samantha
Meet Samantha Eggleton | Eric, Toni, and their son, Alex Eggleton, are a proud cat-loving family from Indianapolis, Indiana. Their first family cat lived to 21 years old and passed away due to kidney failure. Six months later, they heard about two Russian blue mix kittens taken from a colony of feral cats that nee
HOPE – Now Available in Wisconsin for Pets with Cancer
Finding hope in a new, revolutionary cancer treatment. Brutus’s family found hope through stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS, a type of radiation therapy proven successful in treating human cancers.With SRS, high doses of radiation are delivered with sub-millimeter precision directly to the tumor while sparing the surrounding healthy tissue.
Questions To Ask Your Vet About Nasal Cancer In Dogs
Pet Hero Story: Karma Overcomes Nasal Cancer *Data cited as of March 2020 **Important Notice: Every pet is different, and so is every cancer. Be sure to talk to your primary care veterinarian and veterinary oncologist about all of the cancer treatments available to your dog including surgery, chemotherapy, stereotactic radiation, conventional radiation, palliative care, immunotherapy
PetCure Oncology Treats Endangered Jaguar for Cancer in
The combination cancer treatment utilized liquid fiducial tissue marker, PetXmark™, and stereotactic radiation (SRS/SRT), to shrink the tumor located on the big cat’s leg. The advanced radiation treatment was administered under the collaboration of a team of experts at PetCure Oncology at Arizona Veterinary Oncology in Gilbert, Arizona, and
Soft Tissue Sarcomas In Dogs PetCure Oncology PetCure
Soft tissue sarcomas are tumors that develop in the soft tissues of a dog's body, including the muscles or the connective tissues. Soft tissue sarcomas in dogs are not painful, and the most notable symptoms are the size and growth of the tumor beneath the skin. They are commonly found on the legs, chest or …