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Oncology

Aug 3, 2022

TRILOGY: A NON-SURGICAL OPTION FOR CANINE SOFT TISSUE SARCOMA (STS)

Principle Investigator Michael W. Nolan Description NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for dogs diagnosed with soft tissue sarcoma for a new clinical trial evaluating ultrasound-mediated tumor oxygenation. This minimally invasive technology will deliver oxygen to tumor tissue during radiation treatment. This will enhance tumor radiation sensitivity and may increase tumor response. Testing… 

Aug 3, 2022

INSPIRE THERAPY FOR CANINE MAMMARY CARCINOMA

Principle Investigator Kyle Mathews Description Dogs with mammary tumors are eligible for a clinical trial investigating a new therapy called INSPIRE, which uses electrical pulses to safely destroy the membranes of cells within a tumor. A week after INSPIRE therapy, your dog will be readmitted to the NC State surgical service to undergo a mastectomy for… 

Aug 3, 2022

Investigating the Efficacy of a Dietary Supplement in Delaying the Progression of Canine Urothelial Carcinoma/Bladder CancerĀ 

Principle Investigator Dr Shelly Vaden (slvaden@ncsu.edu)  Description This study will investigate: 1. whether urine-based screening for a genetic marker (a specific mutation in the BRAF gene) can detect canine urothelial carcinoma/bladder cancer before the onset of clinical signs. 2. whether a dietary supplement delays the onset of clinical signs in dogs that have a detectable… 

Aug 3, 2022

STAMP: SAMPLING TUMORS AND MEASURING PAIN IN ORAL AND NASAL CANCERS

Principle Investigator Michael W. Nolan Description Recruiting dogs with oral melanoma or nasal carcinoma for a clinical trial studying the type of pain experienced by patients receiving radiation therapy. The goal of this project is to determine whether a certain class of proteins are increased in dogs that experience pain during (or shortly after) a…