June 2013







Moffly Media's Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut 2013!
Moffly Media's Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut 2013 winners have been announced today. The 2013 winner for best veterinarian is Dr. Gerald Post from The Veterinary Cancer Center in Norwalk, CT!




Clinical Trial


The VCC currently have two clinical trials available. One is a funded trial for dogs with lymphoma and the other is for a novel therapeutic agent for the treatment





Scientists: We believe we have discovered why cancer spreads!

Scientists think they have discovered why cancer spreads from one part of the body to another, and say it will be "relatively easy" to stop the process. Experiments carried out by a team at University College London uncovered what causes the disease to migrate.


In many cases, death from cancer is not caused by the primary tumour...






Sammy - The Power of Fundamentals.

Sammy, a middle-aged Golden Retriever, had no prior medical problems before being brought into the emergency service of one of our partner hospitals for a severely swollen left rear leg.   


Palliative Radiation

One of the things that I have come to realize as a radiation oncologist is that palliative treatment is a large part of what we do for animals. As a veterinarian who is trained to treat cancer, our tendency is usually to want to try to cure our patients. For this we often recommend aggressive surgery, definitive radiation and/or chemotherapy to try to beat back our patient's cancer as much as possible.


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