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Thyroid Cancer in Dogs and Cats

Published September 19, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

What is thyroid cancer (adenocarcinoma)?  The thyroid glands are paired structures located along the windpipe (trachea), about halfway down the neck of dogs and cats. The thyroid glands produce hormones that are vital for normal body function. Thyroid growths can be benign (adenoma) or malignant... Continue reading

Pet Hero: Sydney – Our 1,000th Patient

Published September 14, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

PetCure Oncology’s 1,000th patient is the epitome of hope. At only three months old, a Pit Bull Boxer mix named Sydney showed up on the doorstep of Roy Teng’s home in Richmond, Indiana, in October 2009. “My wife, Jackie, opened the front door and Sydney was there looking up with her puppy eyes,”... Continue reading

Clinical Trial Update: Saffee is Doing Great Four Months After SRS

Published August 28, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

This past spring, we told you about a clinical trial launched by PetCure Oncology to study the use of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the treatment of lung tumors in dogs. We already know that SRS has become a standard of care for treating lung tumors in human medicine. Most experts believe the... Continue reading

SRS Now at SAGE Centers in SF Bay Area, CA: More Options for Pets with Cancer

Published August 22, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | PetCure News

If you’ve been to the San Francisco Bay Area, you know how time-consuming it can be to get to the South Bay from anywhere in the region. Still, every day, people make the trek to SAGE Campbell so their pets can receive conventional radiation therapy, which means 16 to 19 anesthetic events and treatments.... Continue reading