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
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
Most pet owners assume they would know if their pets were in pain. But most people don’t actually know the signs of discomfort in animals. And the other tricky thing is that dogs and cats tend to hide their pain. They are “wired” to do so because out in the wild, if they show weakness, they could be... Continue reading
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
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