January 2014

Evolution of an Individual's Cancer Can

Be Tracked Cell by Cell


In August, when a group of physicians writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association proposed that some precancerous conditions should no longer be labeled as cancer, the recommendation was supported by studies showing that advances in the detection of these conditions haven't reduced the incidence of invasive cancers. Indeed, precancerous conditions such as ductal carcinoma in situ - abnormal cells in part of the breast that have not spread - can progress to cancer but often don't, raising...


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 cancer types that have solid tumors.






Case Study - Dr. Dorothy Jackson

A 13-year old female spayed mixed breed presented to the VCC for consultation regarding an incompletely excised oral malignant melanoma.  The mass was removed in early June from the left mandibular gingiva at the level of the canine tooth and had a reported MI of 38 per 10 hpf.





Pet First Aid & Disaster Readiness Seminar - Free offering for your Clients on Jan 15 @ 6PM at The VCC

The Veterinary Cancer Center and Adopt-A-Dog Inc., in conjunction with the Greenwich Emergency Medical Service, introduces a public seminar for pet first aid and disaster readiness. Help prepare you clients for the next hurricane, winter storm or days without power passing on these details. Pet owners must register to attend. Call The VCC if you would like a flyer or would like to learn more.


New Clinical Trail - Multi-indication Cancer Vaccine

This clinical trail for ImmuneFX is a personalized multi-indication cancer therapy to assess the effectiveness of a vaccine with Emm55-expressing autologous tumor cells ('Canine Lymphoma Vaccine') in canine patients diagnosed with B cell lymphoma. Patients must have confirmed evidence of B-cell lymphoma and must not have had chemotherapy or radiotherapy prior to beginning protocol therapy and no immunosuppressive therapy, including corticosteroids.


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