March 1, 2016 Article: Meet one of our Oncology Patients
Our oncology team at the John and Ann Tickle Small Animal Hospital at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center (UTVMC) offers a comprehensive and individualized approach to cancer management specifically tailored to your pet's need.
Our three board-certified oncologists, residents, and licensed veterinary technicians work with our other specialty services (including surgery, radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesia and nutrition) to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art medical care for your pet.
The primary concern of the UTVMC oncology team is to provide the best quality of life care after your pet has been diagnosed with cancer.
Specializes in chemotherapy, immunotherapy (Melanoma vaccine) and hyperthermia, also called thermal therapy, to treat small animals with cancer.
Specializes in radiation therapy treatment by board certified specialists to treat animals with cancer. Radiation therapy uses high-energy x-rays or radioisotopes to destroy cancer cells or provide pain relief.
Please visit our research area for more information (updated February, 2016).
View detailed information about a fully-funded clinical trial for dogs with mast cell tumors.