January 12, 2021
NC State Clinical Trial Testing Promising Canine Osteosarcoma Treatment
The trial at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is testing a new drug designed to enhance radiation therapy.
January 5, 2021
Generosity and Cutting-Edge Care Means More Time for Molly
Thanks to NC State, the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, Molly is feeling more neighborly again.
July 28, 2019
CVM Study Explores New Way to Treat Rare Canine Cancer
Stereotactic radiation therapy is a powerful tool in the NC State Veterinary Hospital’s arsenal, attacking cancerous tumors of the brain, spine and those that can reach the heart, all while still protecting normal tissue. Conventional radiation therapy is typically used over many weeks. SRT can often be conducted during just a handful of hospital visits.
October 13, 2018
In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments
Can researching cancer treatment in dogs and cats have long-term impact on human cancer treatment? The answer is yes, and the proof is in the work done by Michael Nolan, associate professor, radiation oncology and biology, and others at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Nolan is leading research in two separate areas. The first involves clinical
June 25, 2018
A Promising Approach to Treating Canine Brain Tumors
The hospital’s radiation oncology service traditionally — and effectively — treats meningiomas, a common type of brain tumor in dogs, with surgery and radiation therapy...
April 5, 2018
NC State CVM Awarded 3 Winn Feline Foundation Research Grants
The CVM took home three of the 14 grants awarded...
September 13, 2017
More Time for Dexter
Sean New is a busy young man with a job that keeps him hopping, a fiance named Hira and a lively adopted Jack Russell terrier named Dexter. Dexter is the most recent addition to this happy family, but now that they’re together they’re inseparable. When the News were living in Mebane, they talked about getting