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
A type of bone cancer called osteosarcoma (OSA) 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
“My dog kept licking his nose… My cat was rubbing his face on the ground constantly… 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... Continue reading
In the world of pet cancer, lung tumors are a particularly nasty foe. But hope is on the horizon.
PetCure Oncology is excited to announce our first clinical trial. It is intended to test a theory that has already been proven in human medicine:
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) could be the answer for... Continue reading
Oral tumors in dogs and cats 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
Unfortunately, when it comes to tumors in the oral cavity, most... Continue reading