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Helping Dogs and Cats with Cancer During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published March 24, 2020 | By Ben Chiswick | Blog

  COVID-19 is Affecting the World including Our Pets As the global pandemic has much of the country on an unprecedented lockdown, both people and pets are being affected in countless ways. Everyone wants to do the right thing and stay home to avoid spreading COVID-19. Non-essential businesses have... Continue reading

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What You Should Know about Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) in Dogs

Published November 30, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

A type of bone cancer called osteosarcoma is the most common type of primary bone cancer in dogs, 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... Continue reading

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Oral Cancers in Dogs

Published November 29, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

Oral tumors in dogs are relatively common. According to the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), “benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity account for 3-12% of all tumors in cats and 6% of all tumors in dogs.”1   Does My Dog Have an Oral Tumor? Unfortunately, when it comes to... Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer in Cats

Published November 28, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

What is Thyroid Cancer (Adenocarcinoma) in Cats? The thyroid glands are paired structures located along the windpipe (trachea), about halfway down the neck of cats. The thyroid glands produce hormones that are vital for normal body function. Thyroid growths in your cat can be benign (adenoma) or... Continue reading

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Nasal Cancer in Dogs

Published November 28, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

“My dog kept licking his nose… My dog had a bloody nose.” These are real statements from the owners of our Pet Hero pets that received treatment for nose cancer. Nasal tumors are found in the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinuses and affect dogs. For dogs, nasal tumors make up about 1–2% of... Continue reading


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