November 6, 2017
Courageous Canine Fights Cancer
The Bullmastiff is an imposing breed. Developed by 19th-century English gamekeepers to stand guard over country estates and typically weighing between 110 to 130 pounds, they give any intruder second thoughts. However, as everyone knows, looks can be deceiving. Bullmastiffs are also notably quiet, mild-mannered and, if properly socialized, affectionate, gentle and calm. That is
August 1, 2017
One Lucky Dog
Life in Lucky’s world was fine until he developed lameness in his right hind leg. Initial examinations by private veterinarians indicated a possible osteosarcoma: bone cancer...
December 1, 2016
Canine Bone Marrow Transplants Return to the NC State Vet Hospital
The CVM was the first — and remains the only — veterinary college in the world to offer bone marrow transplants for dogs...
May 18, 2012
NC State CVM Researcher Explores Novel Treatment Strategy for Canine Osteosarcoma
Dr. Laurel Williams, Associate Professor of Oncology at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, is the principal investigator of a regional trial evaluating a novel treatment strategy to extend the quality of life of dogs being treated for osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma is the most common canine bone cancer. It typically affects large, fast-growing breeds including Rottweilers,