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Nov 15

Cancer Treatment Options for Pets

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month While not many pet owners may realize it, there are a range of treatment options available for our beloved four-legged friends who end up as our veterinary cancer patients. Friendship has many years of experience helping thousands of pets fight cancer, with the goal of either improving an... Learn More

Nov 01

Cancer in Pets

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month What is cancer? Cancer is a collection of related diseases. It can start anywhere in the body. Cancer cells divide without stopping and may invade into surrounding tissues. Normal cells typically form and divide when they’re needed by the body, then die when they’re damaged or old. Cancer... Learn More

Jun 11

Dispelling the Misconceptions Associated with Veterinary Oncology

Dispelling the Misconceptions Associated with Veterinary Oncology Despite the similarities between cancers in humans and pets, the treatment process is often a very different experience.  Maintaining a good quality of life while improving patient outcome is of utmost importance to veterinary oncologists.  Five of the most common misconceptions encountered in veterinary oncology are discussed below:... Learn More

Mar 10

Cancer in Pets

Cancer in Pets Over the past several years, preventative veterinary medicine has provided our pets with an increase in both quality of life and longevity.  As the average age of our pet population increases, so does the rate of cancer.  In fact, a 2011 study in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Fleming et. al.)... Learn More

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