October 29, 2020
NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, October 2020
Diversity and inclusion series, a new scholarship endowment and more from a busy month at the CVM.
October 21, 2020
Saving the Irreplaceable Rowdy
When the Staffordshire terrier developed a fast-growing cancerous tumor on the upper part of his left shoulder, his owner feared that she might be losing her beloved friend. Thanks to expert treatment and assistance from a special fund, things are looking up.
March 11, 2020
A Tale of Two Dragons
The coincidence of two bearded dragons with leukemia belonging to the same owners provided a unique opportunity for clinicians.
February 18, 2020
Timely Coincidence Means Hope for Max
Lori Wooten refuses to give up hope when her dog Max is diagnosed with lymphoma.
February 4, 2020
Sometimes Good News Comes in Bunches
A routine nail clipping leads to a life-changing discovery for Guinea Pig Rebecca Bunch.
January 24, 2020
More Time for Harley
Teacher Carmen Hathcock and the NC State exotics team help ferret Harley fight lymphoma.
January 8, 2020
When Being on Trial is Good
Mick, a 4-year-old Rottweiler, responds well to the treatment of his osteosarcoma through a medical oncology clinical trial.
December 17, 2019
Good for Science — and Sahara the Bearded Dragon, Too
When Kimberly Tillapaugh's beloved bearded dragon, Sahara, was diagnosed with leukemia, the NC State Veterinary Hospital, with help from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund, made treatment a reality.
November 18, 2019
Cat Fights Nasal Cancer, Receives Help From a Few Friends
After Jones the cat was diagnosed with nasal lymphoma at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, antibiotics and steroids weren’t going to be enough. Sometimes, even a fighter like Jones needs a little help.
November 4, 2019
Keep Calm and Terrier On
Kristi Thompson says that, Nala, her 12-year-old terrier mix, is her rock. “Nala’s been there for me through so much,” Thompson said. “She’s my best friend, my confidant, my shadow. Her gentle energy keeps me grounded and sane through all of life’s ups and downs.” There have been a few of those ups and downs