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Preventing Cancer In Dogs: 8 Ways To Minimize The Risk

Published July 27, 2022 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Whether you cherish a Chihuahua, adore an Akita or are partial to a pooch of a different breed, there are a few basic things you want to give your dog. A happy home. The perfect name. Most important, the healthiest life possible. One threat to canine health is cancer. More than 6 million dogs are... Continue reading

Preventing Cancer In Cats: How To Minimize The Risk

Published July 27, 2022 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Did you know that having a cat in your home can be good for your health? Research has shown that owning a cat can lower your blood pressure and reduce your stress level. So, it seems only fair that — in return — you should help your cat live a long and healthy life. One way you can do that is by taking... Continue reading

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PetCure Oncology Featured In The Washington Post

Published July 26, 2022 | By seo | Home Page

We are honored to have PetCure Oncology featured in the Washington Post. The writer, Kim Kavin gives an excellent and well-researched summary of the rising cost of veterinary medicine while sharing her testament to its effectiveness. She focuses on her personal story of how Stereotactic Radiation... Continue reading

Robbinsville, NJ Is Home To Newly Expanded Pet Cancer Care Center

Published June 23, 2021 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

ROBBINSVILLE — A diagnosis of cancer in a beloved pet can often be seen as life-altering or life-ending, painful to a furry friend, and limiting its quality of life. There are many veterinary radiation centers across the country, but few offer the high-tech imaging of a new, comprehensive cancer... Continue reading

What Questions Should I Ask My Vet About My Dog’s Bone Cancer Diagnosis?

Published December 10, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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,... Continue reading

What Are The Most Common Types Of Brain Tumors In Dogs?

Published November 30, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Brain and tumor are two words you never want to hear your veterinarian say in the same sentence. But thanks to recent advances in veterinary cancer care, there are new ways we can help dogs with brain cancer. We truly live in a golden age of medicine where clinical capabilities are... Continue reading

Despite COVID-19, PetCure Oncology Network Expands Into Houston

Published May 4, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

Sugar Land, TX – May 5, 2020 – COVID-19 has presented countless barriers to people and businesses around the world over the past few months, but it will not stop pets in the Houston area from gaining access to life-changing cancer care. PetCure Oncology and Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists... Continue reading

Questions To Ask Your Vet About Nasal Cancer In Dogs

Published April 10, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Nasal cancer is one of the most common forms of canine cancer - which also makes it one of the most commonly treated. If your dog is diagnosed with a nasal tumor, or suspected to have one, your primary care veterinarian will likely refer you to a veterinary oncologist.   Can nasal cancer be... Continue reading

Helping Dogs & Cats With Cancer During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published March 24, 2020 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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 been... Continue reading

Dr. Neal Mauldin Discusses New Radiation Therapy For Pets With Cancer

Published August 26, 2019 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Harrisburg, PA – August 25, 2019 – Dr. Neal Mauldin speaks about new cancer care technology for pets while presenting to the PVMA at the Keystone Veterinary Conference in Pennsylvania. Click here for the news coverage on Harrisburg's Local21. SEE ALSO: An Alternative Treatment for Pets with Cancer,... Continue reading

Pet Hero: Cannelle, the Loving Cat

Published December 26, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Cannelle, a 10-year-old Abyssinian cat, was named after the brownish-black color of her coat but her personality is the most distinctive thing about her. Both of her parents work from home, so she’s used to having people around and is very social and vocal. She goes to-and-from her cat towers and enjoys... Continue reading

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What You Should Know About Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer) In Dogs

Published November 30, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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 include 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 PetCure Oncology | In The News

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 … 6% of all tumors in dogs.”1 Does My Dog Have an Oral Tumor? Unfortunately, when it comes to tumors in the mouth, most are... Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer in Cats

Published November 28, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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 PetCure Oncology | In The News

“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

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Dogs

Published November 13, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Oral squamous cell carcinomas are less common in dogs than in cats, but can still appear. Tumors typically arise under the tongue or on the gums but can also affect the tonsils or throat area.  Tumor invasion into underlying bone is common. Does My Dog Have an Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma? Warning signs... Continue reading

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month – Will You Spread the Word?

Published November 7, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

At PetCure Oncology, we deal with pet cancer every day. We work with the most experienced veterinary clinical teams, the best pet advocates to help coordinate care and have helped treat thousands of pets with cancer. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month and we are sharing critical information all pet... Continue reading

Pet Hero: Molly, the Kind Cat

Published November 5, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Life for Molly, a 13-year-old cat, is full of love and fun with her parents Glenna and John and pet siblings Sonny (3) and Russ (14). Her days mainly consist of eating and playing with her toys, but her little brother Sonny has brought new energy into the home and keeps everyone, including Molly, on their... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Treats Endangered White Tiger in Jacksonville

Published October 26, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

  Jacksonville, FL – October 26, 2018 – The PetCure Oncology team at Southeast Veterinary Oncology and Internal Medicine treated a white tiger from the Catty Shack Ranch in Jacksonville, FL. Meet the amazing team, led by radiation oncologist Dr. Tracy LaDue, and learn more about Hercules'... Continue reading

Pet Hero: Othello, the Lovable Lab Mix

Published September 26, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Life for four-year-old Othello had been rough but was made sweeter through the love of his mom Shaina. Shaina got him as a puppy when he was just 12-weeks-old in 2014 and she’s loved and cared for him ever since. In his free time, he loves to play with bones, play with his pet siblings Quazar, Mozart,... Continue reading

Questions You Need to Ask Your Veterinarian About Pet Cancer

Published September 11, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The word "cancer" is one of the hardest words to hear as a pet owner. Your pet is a member of your family, and their health and comfort are important to you. To give them the best care and make the most appropriate treatment decision, you need to have all the facts. It’s important for you to be able to... Continue reading

Pittsburgh Zoo Sea Lion Receives Cancer Treatment from PetCure Oncology

Published August 30, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Pittsburgh (August, 2018)— A new, innovative and effective cancer treatment is helping save the life of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium’s 23-year-old California sea lion, Zoey. Through the Zoo’s partnership with the Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) and PetCure... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology & South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care Will Discontinue Radiation Treatment in Columbia, SC

Published August 28, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Chicago, IL – August 28, 2018 – PetCure Oncology and South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care (SCVSEC) will discontinue their veterinary radiation therapy program, effective September 2018. The partnership, which established the first clinic to feature stereotactic radiation (SRS/SRT)... Continue reading

How To Tell If Your Cat Is In Pain

Published August 13, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

As a cat owner, you know when your cat is happy or hungry, but would you be able to tell if your cat was in pain? It can be difficult to tell if your cat is in pain, especially if your cat is very independent. Knowing the key signs of pain can help your pet avoid further injury or illness and help give you... Continue reading

How To Tell If Your Dog Is In Pain

Published August 13, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

You know if your dog is happy or hungry, but how do you know if it is in pain? As pet parents, we want to make sure our dogs are living their best lives and pain can be difficult to determine in your pet. Knowing the key signs of pain can help your pet avoid further injury or illness and help give you peace... Continue reading

Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know

Published July 26, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Your cat isn’t just a furry, friendly roommate, your cat is a beloved member of your family. When a cat is diagnosed with cancer, it can be devastating. Did you know that more than 6 million cats are diagnosed with cancer every year? Cancers, like lymphoma, are even more prevalent in cats between the ages... Continue reading

The Top Dog Beaches to Take Your Pet This Summer

Published July 26, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The Top Dog Beaches to Take Your Pet This Summer Summer is here! And if you’re traveling to a PetCure Oncology location, these are a few dog beaches your pet will love. There’s no better way for your pet to celebrate their new role as a Pet Hero than running along the waves and getting some fresh air.... Continue reading

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Cats

Published July 23, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The most common malignant oral tumor in cats is the oral squamous cell carcinoma, which typically affects middle-aged to older animals. Tumors typically arise under the tongue or on the gums but can also affect the tonsils or throat area.  Tumor invasion into underlying bone is common. Does My Cat Have... Continue reading

Cancer in Dogs: What You Should Know

Published July 23, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Dog Breeds and Cancer 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... Continue reading

Spinal Tumors in Dogs

Published June 29, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Spinal tumors are relatively uncommon in dogs, with 90 percent of spinal tumors occurring in large breed dogs. Some of these tumors affect the bones of the vertebral column, while others arise from the neural tissues of the spinal cord itself. Spinal tumors are typically slow growing and can progress over... Continue reading

Pet Hero:  Bella, the strong and super sweet German Shepherd

Published June 15, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Life as an 8-year-old German Shepherd on the sunny coast of Florida was exactly what you’d expect for Bella. Her days were full of fun in the sun with her dad, Dave Wright, and hanging out by the pool, swimming at the beach, and playing catch with her dog sister, Sasha. “Bella really is a man’s best... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Celebrates Veterinary Appreciation Day – Enter to Win

Published June 11, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

June 18th is Veterinarian Appreciation DayTM, and PetCure Oncology would like to celebrate all the hard work, dedication and compassion that veterinarians put forth for their pet patients and their families. Help PetCure Oncology celebrate your veterinarian by nominating a veterinary professional that has... Continue reading

Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

Published May 15, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Mast cell tumors (MCTs) are common in dogs, accounting for approximately 20 percent of all skin tumors in dogs.1  They can be very invasive and often regrow after surgical removal; they may also spread (metastasize). MCTs can arise from any skin site on the body and can have a variety of appearances. Any... Continue reading

Tips for Celebrating Earth Day with Your Pet

Published April 20, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Earth Day is April 22 and there’s no better way to celebrate than to enjoy some quality time outdoors--with your pet! Here are a few activities that can help you get in the Earth Day spirit and make some great memories with your dog or cat. Tidy Up the Dog Park If your neighborhood has a dog... Continue reading

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Paddy’s Fight Against Feline Brain Cancer – One Year Later

Published January 25, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Paddy, an orange and white Tabby, is a prominent member of Christine Ford’s family. He was first a companion for Christine’s mother and sister. After they both passed away, Paddy became a comforting friend for Christine. She vowed to take great care of her feline friend. Signs & Symptoms  In... Continue reading

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When Your Pet Receives a Cancer Diagnosis, Who Can You Call?

Published January 15, 2018 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Your pet is a member of your family, and their health and comfort are important to you. Learning that your pet has cancer can be a devastating and tumultuous experience - we know, we’ve been through it! It’s hard to know where to turn to find the right information on your pet’s cancer type, treatment... Continue reading

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PetCure Oncology: 2017 Year in Review

Published December 28, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

This year we are grateful for many things, but most important to us is the opportunity to improve the lives of so many pets and their families with revolutionary cancer treatment. Since our launch in 2015, we have treated over 1,300 patients! That’s 1,300 families who gained more time, more love, and more... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Treats Endangered Jaguar for Cancer in Phoenix

Published December 11, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Jaguar at the Phoenix Zoo Receives Cutting-Edge Liquid Fiducial Cancer Treatment PHOENIX, Ariz., Dec. 11, 2017 – PetCure Oncology announced the treatment of Caipora (ky-POUR-uh), a 12-year-old female jaguar at the Phoenix Zoo. The combination cancer treatment utilized liquid fiducial tissue marker,... Continue reading

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6 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe This Holiday Season

Published December 11, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The holiday season is a fun and festive time of year, but some of our favorite traditions can pose a danger to pets. For a pet fighting cancer, the risks for injury, illness, or complications can be greater. Follow these tips for a safe and happy holiday celebration for all. Anchor Christmas Trees to... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology and Nanovi Announce PetXmark™ Partnership to Introduce Fiducial Guided Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Pet Patients with Cancers

Published December 7, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Chicago, IL and Copenhagen, Denmark – December 7, 2017 – PetCure Oncology Inc. (PetCure) and Nanovi A/S (Nanovi) announced an exclusive agreement to use PetXmark™ in the development and commercialization of fiducial guided Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT) for dogs and cats. PetCure is the leading... Continue reading

Happy Holidays from PetCure Oncology

‘Tis the Season of Giving: Supporting Puppy Up

Published November 27, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

With the holidays officially upon us, we’re coming up with new ways to spread holiday cheer and give back to animal-loving organizations throughout our community. Our commitment to saving the lives of pets goes far beyond the cancer care we provide. It’s the driving force behind our... Continue reading

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Fall Veterinary Conferences

Published November 16, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

October was a busy month for the PetCure Oncology team! In addition to revolutionizing cancer care for cats and dogs, PetCure Oncology is committed to working with veterinarians as they begin using stereotactic radiation (SRS/SRT) as a new cancer treatment option. PetCure Oncology participated in three... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology, SCVSEC Brings Advanced Cancer Treatment to Pets

Published November 13, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Columbia, SC – November 13, 2017 – PetCure Oncology at South Carolina Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Care (SCVSEC) is officially open and accepting patients, marking the arrival of a new, potentially life-saving cancer treatment for pets in and around South Carolina. This advanced form of... Continue reading

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Tips For Traveling With Your Pet for Cancer Treatment

Published October 26, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Traveling with pets can be difficult enough, but when traveling for cancer treatment there are additional steps to take. You want to ensure your pet is as relaxed and comfortable as possible. Keep the following tips in mind while packing and traveling. Bring the Essentials Medications – If your pet... Continue reading

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cold Weather & Pet Safety

Published October 10, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

When the weather starts getting cooler, there are a few steps you need to take in order to keep your pets safe. Just as your body adapts to the cold weather, your pet’s does too. Follow these quick tips to keep your pets safe this winter season. If you are cold, your pet probably is too Many people... Continue reading

Campbell Pet Hospital Offers New Hope for Cancer-Stricken Animals

Published September 22, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

When pet owners hear that their beloved animal has cancer, they are left with few options beyond euthanasia or drawn-out painful methods that may not guarantee a pet will live healthy or much longer. However, SAGE, a veterinary specialty and emergency animal hospital in Campbell, believes there may be... Continue reading

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Thyroid Cancer in Dogs

Published September 19, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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

PetCure Oncology at SAGE Treats First Pet Patient with Halcyon

Published September 7, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Campbell, CA – September 7, 2017 – It has been a historic week for PetCure Oncology, a national provider of cancer care for pets that treated it’s 1,000th patient on Tuesday. Meet Peanut, the first Bay Area pet treated by PetCure Oncology... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Treats 1,000th Patient in Battle Against Pet Cancer

Published September 5, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Chicago, IL – September 5, 2017 – Since treating their first pet with cancer in 2015, PetCure Oncology has been working tirelessly to care for more pets - and a wider variety of pet cancers - than what was previously possible with traditional cancer care techniques. [caption... Continue reading

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

Published August 28, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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

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

Published August 22, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The 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

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Treating Pet Cancer With Technology & More

Published August 4, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

What an age of technology! Twitters, tweets, emails, skype, texts, instant messenger, Facebook… and now I am on Slack! Who knew? Where do we draw the line between keeping up with the advancements and drowning in them? Well, in an effort to keep up, I have taken my business and jumped into the deep end... Continue reading

Unprecedented Cancer Care Technology for Pets Coming to the Bay Area

Published July 27, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

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... Continue reading

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Why Pet Owners Turn to PetCure Oncology For Their Pet’s Cancer Care

Published July 26, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Featured Testimonials

Across the country, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is giving the families of pets with cancer the hope they are so desperately seeking. Thanks to PetCure Oncology, more pet patients than ever now have access to innovative cancer care that is on par with the top oncology providers in human medicine.... Continue reading

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

Published July 18, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

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... Continue reading

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Tips To Protect Your Pets From The Hot Summer Sun

Published June 20, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The dog days of summer will be upon us soon, and that means it’s time to brush up on our safety tips to keep your furry family member safe throughout the season. Every year, emergency rooms across the country receive many cases in which dogs and cats are suffering from heat stroke or burned paws, among... Continue reading

Managing Pet Care Costs

Published May 23, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Cincinnati, OH (FOX19) - Some people would do just about anything to keep their pets healthy and happy. Now, thanks to veterinary breakthroughs, even pets with difficult diagnoses can get the treatments they need to live longer. But, if you aren’t careful, that care could sink your budget. See this media... Continue reading

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We’re Growing Again! PetCure Coming To California & Florida

Published May 18, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

We’re at it again! In case you missed the news earlier this month, I’m excited to share the announcement that PetCure Oncology will be expanding into California and Florida later this summer. With new locations in San Jose, California and Jacksonville, Florida, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) will be... Continue reading

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Disaster Preparedness for Animals – Are You Ready?

Published May 10, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

When it comes to the safety of your loved ones, including your furry family members, it’s best to be prepared—really prepared. You can do many things before natural disaster strikes, and there’s no better time than now to put together a disaster plan for your pets. Never Leave Your Pet at Home If a... Continue reading

Coast to Coast: PetCure to Add Two New Sites This Summer

Published May 2, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Chicago, IL – May 2, 2017 – PetCure Oncology’s industry-leading national network of veterinary cancer care centers will continue to expand this summer with the addition of new sites in San Jose, California, and Jacksonville, Florida, the company announced on Tuesday. The partnerships with SAGE Centers... Continue reading

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Happy National Kids & Pets Day

Published April 26, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

National Kids and Pets Day is celebrated on April 26 every year to recognize the special bond between children and pets. As veterinarians, technicians, and administrators working in the veterinary industry, we’ve all experienced the love of a pet. In fact, it’s probably safe to say that all of our... Continue reading

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Nasal Cancer in Cats

Published March 16, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

“My cat was rubbing his face on the ground constantly.” This is a real statement from one owner of our Pet Hero pet that received treatment for nose cancer. Nasal tumors are found in the nasal cavity and the paranasal sinuses and affect cats. Nasal tumors are less common in cats than in dogs,... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Launches Clinical Trial for Canine Lung Tumors

Published March 14, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | Home Page

Chicago, IL – March 14, 2017 – In the world of pet cancer, lung tumors are a particularly nasty foe. But hope is on the horizon. PetCure Oncology, a national provider of cancer care for pets, is now recruiting candidates for a clinical trial intended to test a theory that has already been proven... Continue reading

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Beau & His Journey to Remission

Published March 1, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Every day, I see amazing things. Beau was given three months to live before his pet parents learned about stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). His human mom, Cindy, called Beau’s treatment and recovery “miraculous.” Snickers was on his way to be euthanized when his dad decided he couldn’t go through... Continue reading

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Oral Cancers in Cats

Published February 21, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Does My Cat Have an Oral Tumor? Oral tumors in cats are relatively common. Unfortunately, when it comes to tumors in the oral cavity, most are malignant. The oral cavity includes more than just your feline’s teeth and gums. It also includes lips, the hard and soft palate (roof of the mouth), upper and... Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: What Does Your Pet Mean To You?

Published February 14, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Happy Valentine's Day! Today is the perfect day to shower our family and friends with expressions of love - and we can't forget about our pets. Our pets provide us with unconditional love and deserve some extra affection on Valentine's Day. Every person has a unique relationship with their pets. To some... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology at PVSEC Now Delivering SRS in W. Pennsylvania

Published January 24, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Pittsburgh, PA – January 24, 2017 – PetCure Oncology at PVSEC treated its first patient on Tuesday, officially marking the arrival of a new, life-changing cancer treatment for pets in western Pennsylvania. Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has emerged as a standard of care in human oncology over the last... Continue reading

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New Year, New Health Goals for Your Pet (and You!)

Published January 19, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

2017 is in full swing! The start of the year has been exciting and full of activity as we prepare for the launch of our new partner location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With all the buzz and excitement in the office and our centers, we wanted to take a moment and look at our personal goals for the... Continue reading

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Happy New Year From Our Family to Yours

Published January 4, 2017 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

On behalf of everybody here at PetCure Oncology, we would like to thank you for an amazing 2016 and wish you a happy and healthy 2017! As we reflect on the first full year of the PetCure Oncology national network, we are immeasurably grateful for the kindness and support that pet owners across the country... Continue reading

State-of-the-art Veterinary Cancer Treatment Arriving in Pittsburgh

Published January 1, 2017 | By North Hills Magazine (Pittsburgh) | In The News

Pittsburgh, PA - If you consider your pet a valued family member, it can be heartbreaking to learn that he or she has cancer. Yet researchers are developing innovative veterinary oncology treatment options to give pet owners cause for hope. Original Story published in northhillsmonthly.com on January 1,... Continue reading

Extraordinary New Cancer Treatment for Pets Coming to Western Pennsylvania

Published November 29, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Pittsburgh, PA – November 29, 2016 – Pet owners in and around Western Pennsylvania are just months away from the introduction of a new cancer treatment called stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) to the market. The advancement will put them among only a handful of pet owners in the country with access to... Continue reading

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509 Reasons to be Grateful this Thanksgiving

Published November 23, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Perhaps that sounds trite, but it doesn’t make it any less true. Come to think of it, I bet a lot of dogs out there feel the same way. I know that my dog, Bandit, always looks like he’s on top of the world on Thanksgiving. In addition to all of the attention he... Continue reading

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My Pet Has Been Diagnosed with Cancer. Now What Do I Do?

Published November 9, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

First, it’s important to understand that, like humans, pets can be treated for cancer, and sometimes even cured. Take a deep breath and get ready to arm yourself with knowledge—and support. After all, the cancer journey affects the entire family. Caregivers need support too! Fortunately, there are a... Continue reading

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One Health Day: People and Pets, Battling Cancer Together

Published November 3, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Cancer. What an ugly disease. Its insidious and devastating nature is unparalleled in today’s health care landscape. But—believe it or not—I can think of one positive thing to emerge from this otherwise dreadful topic. Unity. History has shown that when people have their backs to the wall,... Continue reading

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Get the Facts: 7 Pet Cancer Myths Debunked

Published October 28, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

At PetCure Oncology, our goal is to educate pet owners about pet cancer. In this article, we will address common rumors, myths, and the questions we hear from pet owners to get to the truth about pet cancer. Still, we can’t stress enough that you should always consult your veterinarian when it comes to... Continue reading

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Veterinary Technicians: The Unsung Heroes of the Care Team

Published October 21, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | Blog

Behind every great veterinarian is a great team of veterinary technicians. That is why the veterinary industry designates one week every year to specifically recognize the invaluable contributions that vet techs make in the care of sick pets every single day. Often working outside of the spotlight,... Continue reading

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Help Other Pet Families by Sharing Your Experience

Published September 22, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | Featured Testimonials

As my colleague Jack Moore blogged last week, PetCure Oncology’s approach to treating pet cancer is simple: It is only and always about the pet family. The root of that philosophy is that cancer, whether it is in a pet or a human, makes an impact far beyond the afflicted individual. Families navigate... Continue reading

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Can Pet Insurance Help Fight Pet Cancer?

Published September 20, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Is Pet Insurance Worth It? This is a very common question from pet owners, and there is no “right” answer. But consider another question that may help you get to that answer: If your pet experienced a medical emergency tomorrow, do you have the financial means to treat them? As a veterinary cancer... Continue reading

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Pet Cancer Diagnosis: What to Expect

Published August 23, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

In a previous pet cancer blog post, we discussed early warning signs of cancer to look for in your pet. So what happens when you notice one of those symptoms? The first step is to not hesitate or “wait it out.” If you notice anything irregular about your pet (physically, emotionally, or behaviorally),... Continue reading

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Hope For Wisconsin Pets with Cancer

Published August 18, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Hope. What a fantastic thing to offer clients when their pets are diagnosed with cancer! Here in Wisconsin, we are now treating pets and caring for their owners like they are part of our own family. From brain tumors to pelvic cancers, our team is dedicated and ready to offer cancer care for pets with the... Continue reading

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SRS: An Expert’s Perspective

Published July 13, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

We were thrilled to read a great article on stereotactic radiation therapy, another common term that is used interchangeably with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), in this month’s issue of Trends Magazine. Trends is a premier monthly magazine published by The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) for... Continue reading

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Top 10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Your Pet

Published June 29, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Each year, about 12 million new cancer diagnoses are made in dogs and cats across the United States. Fortunately, we’ve seen great advancements in medicine over the years, which allow veterinarians to diagnose and treat cancer with greater success. Early detection is crucial when it comes to pet... Continue reading

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PetCure Oncology Had a Great Time at the 2016 ACVIM Forum

Published June 17, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

The ACVIM Forum is one of the largest specialty conferences in the veterinary industry. Hosted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), this year’s conference was held last week at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. More than 3,000 veterinary professionals from all... Continue reading

New PetCure Oncology Site in Milwaukee, WI Gets a Special Delivery

Published June 10, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

I am excited! It’s not every day that we get the chance to unwrap new toys. And, over the last week or two, the PetCure Oncology at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists team has been doing just that. We are getting closer to the grand opening of our fourth location. If you missed the news back in... Continue reading

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Brain Cancer Information All Pet Owners Should Know

Published May 20, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

I am going to be blunt. Brain tumors are terrifying. I’m not really sure how else to say it. I could try to write something clever or witty or profound, but I would really just be beating around the bush. Any cancer diagnosis in our pets is distressing and brain cancer is no different. But there is... Continue reading

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World Veterinary Day

Published April 28, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Veterinarians are truly special people. They work tirelessly to provide medical care to animals—patients that cannot verbally communicate where or how they are hurting. In appreciation, the World Veterinary Association (WVA) has named the last Saturday in April World Veterinary Day to recognize the... Continue reading

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We’re So Lucky to Have Cared for Lucky

Published April 13, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | Featured Testimonials

We love hearing from our clients after their pets have received treatment at a PetCure Oncology cancer care center. Looking at the photos and video updates of their furry family members always puts a big smile on our faces. It reminds us of why we do what we do and renews our motivation to continue... Continue reading

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Then & Now: Oh My, How The Times Have Changed

Published March 18, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

When I was a kid, there was a rotary phone in my room. Remember those? Cable television was a naïve dream for me. We had a functional record player in our house and a collection of records to go with it. My, how times have changed. My 5-year-old daughter has no idea what those things even are. Our... Continue reading

Care Center Offering New Therapy for Pets with Cancer

Published March 11, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

First a radio station and now TV? Pet Hero Bindi is receiving a lot of attention and love for bravely fighting and beating cancer. Bindi's owner, Mac Hussey shares Bindi's story to Sydney Benter of Local 12 WKRC in Cincinnati, Ohio in hopes that Bindi's story will help other families with pets diagnosed... Continue reading

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Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

Published March 4, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Does anybody else remember the show, “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?” I used to play the computer games when home computers first became popular. Then I got into the game show when it came around. I always thought I could win if they ever let me on. I can still hear the catchy theme song in my... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Partners with Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists to Revolutionize Cancer Care for Pets in Wisconsin

Published January 20, 2016 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Milwaukee, WI - January 20, 2016 - PetCure Oncology’s innovative approach to cancer care for pets continues to spread across the country with the announcement of a fourth location, scheduled to open in the summer of 2016, in partnership with Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists just north of Milwaukee in... Continue reading

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We’re Working to Cure Cancer in Pets

Published December 29, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

As we approach another New Year’s Eve, it is hard to believe how much has changed over the last year. In March, I was intrigued when a friend of mine told me about a new professional opportunity she was considering. The company was intent on using advanced technology to fight – or even cure – cancer... Continue reading

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Arizona Veterinary Oncology Assists Families with Pets Battling Cancer

Published December 18, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

For many families, pets are an important and lovable member of the household. Jill MacKenzie, program director for PetCure Oncology at Arizona Veterinary Oncology, knows this to be true when speaking about her Goldendoodle, Bella. That is why when Bella was diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma (STS) in... Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

Published November 25, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

PetCure Oncology wishes all our furry friends, and their two-legged family members, a happy and healthy Thanksgiving. To keep the festivities healthy for the entire family, we’ve rounded up these Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips. Do you feel the need to share your family’s Thanksgiving feast with your... Continue reading

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Tips For A Pet Friendly Halloween

Published October 27, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

October 31st marks the eve of All Saint’s Day, celebrated by dressing in costume and going door-to-door to collect candy and treats. This can be a fun family event and with a little planning and preparation can also include our furry, four-legged family members. Secure Pets When Trick-or-Treaters Come... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology and Radialogica Partner To Fight Cancer in Pets

Published October 20, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Chicago, IL - October 20, 2015 - PetCure Oncology, the leader in providing cancer care for pets, is pleased to announce the selection of Radialogica’s fullAccess™ software as the company’s platform for clinical collaboration and quality management. PetCure Oncology formally implemented fullAccess™... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology at VRIC Applauds the Veterinary Technician Community During National Veterinary Technician Week

Published October 13, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Clifton, NJ – October 13, 2015 – PetCure Oncology at Veterinary Radiosurgery & Imaging Center (VRIC) recognizes the special contributions made by veterinary technicians on a daily basis. These exceptional individuals play a significant role in the health and well-being of pets, ensuring compassionate... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Celebrates Veterinary Technician Week

Published October 13, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

PetCure Oncology is paying tribute to the special efforts made by veterinary technicians every day. Similar to nurses in human healthcare, technicians play a vital role in the health and well-being of patients, providing attentive care and extrordinary compassion to our furry family members. National... Continue reading

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Have You Thanked Your Local Vet Tech?

Published October 12, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

This week the team at PetCure Oncology celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week, paying tribute to the special efforts made by veterinary technicians on a daily basis. We cover a day in the life of a vet tech, reasons to say thank you, a personal letter from a veterinarian and share career information... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Forms World-Class Scientific Advisory Board

Published October 7, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Pioneers in veterinary and human oncology come together to help revolutionize cancer care for pets Chicago, IL – October 7, 2015 – PetCure Oncology, the leader in cancer care for pets, is proud to announce that its newly-created Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) recently met for the first time and... Continue reading

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Autumn Health Tips for Furry Family Members

Published September 30, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

This week the team at PetCure Oncology celebrates autumn with tips for keeping your pets healthy as the weather turns crisp and cool. Read on and you’ll find suggestions on preventing ticks, averting Halloween candy hazards, avoiding snakebites and limiting holiday plant dangers. - The team at Catster... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Changes the Landscape for Pets with Prostate Cancer

Published September 23, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Revolutionary stereotactic radiosurgery treatment offers new hope for survival and quality of life  Chicago, IL – September 23, 2015 – Prostate cancer is among the most common cancers in American men, but it can be just as devastating for male dogs, accounting for as much as one percent of all... Continue reading

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Resources to Help Pet Parents When Their Furry Kids are Diagnosed with Cancer

Published September 21, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

This week the team at PetCure Oncology shares a list of resources to help pet parents navigate a cancer diagnosis in their four legged family members. The list covers new terminology you may hear when talking with your veterinarian, getting a second opinion, managing your emotions, conventional and holistic... Continue reading

Veterinary MRI & Radiotherapy Center of NJ Acquired By PetCure Oncology

Published September 16, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Infusion of additional resources will continue to help revolutionize cancer care for companion animals. Clifton, NJ – September 16, 2015- Veterinary MRI and Radiotherapy Center of NJ, a pioneer in providing leading-edge cancer care and imaging services to the region’s companion animals, has been... Continue reading

PetCure Oncology Acquires Veterinary MRI and RT Center of New Jersey

Published September 15, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

We are pleased to share with you the news that PetCure Oncology has acquired Veterinary MRI and RT Center of New Jersey in Clifton. The practice has been renamed to PetCure Oncology at Veterinary Radiosurgery & Imaging Center (VRIC). PetCure Oncology  was created by the founders... Continue reading

An Alternative Treatment for Pets with Cancer

Published August 22, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Treating cancer in a pet is hard. It's hard on the animal and on the owners watching their pets suffer and paying the bill. It's also hard to find alternatives to radical surgery. Scott Milligan is trying to make battling four-legged cancer easier. A former executive in the cancer-treatment industry,... Continue reading

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Human Cancer Treatment Helping a Dog with a Brain Tumor

Published August 12, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Nothing is more heartbreaking than being the pet parent of a cat or dog diagnosed with cancer - just ask Cienna’s parents. At the end of last year Cienna began having seizures and was diagnosed with a brain tumor. As her family looked for answers they learned about a human cancer treatment that would soon... Continue reading

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Arizona Veterinary Oncology Offers New Treatment Option for Pets with Cancer

Published July 28, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Dr. Eric Boshoven of Arizona Veterinary Oncology shares his story on becoming the first location in the PetCure Oncology nationwide network of veterinary stereotactic radiosurgery centers. In his own words… I became a veterinary radiation oncologist because I’m somewhat of a techno-geek that enjoys... Continue reading

The Revolution in Cancer Care is HERE

Published May 27, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Arizona Veterinary Oncology, in partnership with PetCure Oncology, is now treating patients with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). As the only practice offering this leading-edge technology within 400 miles, we are excited to make it available to you and your... Continue reading

Cutting Edge Pet Cancer Treatment Comes to the Phoenix Area

Published April 6, 2015 | By PetCure Oncology | In The News

Arizona Veterinary Oncology is thrilled to share with you the impending launch of one of the most exciting technological advances available in veterinary cancer treatment. Arizona Veterinary Oncology will be the first to make this new technology available in the Phoenix area, which will significantly improve... Continue reading


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