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Small Animal Oncology

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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 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.​

Medical Oncology

Specializes in chemotherapy, immunotherapy (Melanoma vaccine) and novel cancer treatments for small animal cancers.

Radiation Oncology

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.​​​​​​​