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June 22, 2015

Innovative canine prostate cancer treatment yields success

Fourteen percent of men will develop prostate cancer. Ninety-nine percent of them will survive, thanks to treatment advances. And now, male canines with the same condition can take advantage of one of those advances. The University of California at Davis (UC Davis) is conducting a clinical trial to evaluate a new prostate cancer procedure similar to one in human medicine known as prostatic transarterial embolization. Unlike other prostate cancer therapies, this one is minimally invasive.

March 05, 2015

Study reveals possible biological trigger for canine bone cancer

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) have identified the biological mechanism that may give some cancer cells the ability to form tumors in dogs. The findings, published in the journal Veterinary and Comparative Oncology on Feb. 16, may eventually provide oncologists with another target for therapy and improve outcomes for canine patients with the disease.

August 05, 2014

AVMA speaker tells veterinary practices how to quickly boost revisit numbers

Many animal hospitals are missing out on substantial revenue by not encouraging enough clients to bring their pets in for revisits. Veterinary business consultant Diederik Gelderman, BVSc, told his audience how to quickly boost their revisit numbers during his presentation at the 2014 AVMA Annual Convention.

November 19, 2013

Ohio State University recruiting dogs for osteoarthritis clinical study

Ohio State University is looking for dogs with osteoarthritis for a study of a potential new treatment for the painful joint disease. The treatment has already shown significant reductions in lameness for equine osteoarthritis patients, but its effectiveness has not yet been tested on dogs with the disease.

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