Oncology

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8 10, 2015

Fall 2015 Oncology Featured Patient: Shasta

The featured patient for Oncology is Shasta, an Australian Shepherd who is almost 12 years old. Shasta first came to see the VRCC Oncology department in January of 2012 for a confirmed diagnosis of anal sac gland adenocarinoma. After the initial consultation, Shasta's family decided to pursue surgical removal of the tumor. The results came [...]

1 08, 2015

August 2015 VRCC Oncology Patient of the Month: Cody

Our August 2015 patient of the month is the brave and courageous Cody. He is an 8 year old lab/golden mix who first saw the VRCC Oncology department in January of this year. Cody is a search and rescue dog who is typically very active and energetic, so when his family noted some [...]

1 07, 2015

July 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Scarlet

Meet the spectacular Scarlet, VRCC Oncology’s July 2015 patient of the month. She is a 13 year old Siberian husky who first came to VRCC in December of 2011 with a history of elevated liver enzymes on blood work, and a liver mass noted on abdominal ultrasound. After meeting with the Oncologist, surgery was [...]

1 06, 2015

VRCC Oncology Patient of the Month – Cutaneous Melanoma: Right pinna – Stella

Stella is a 6 year-old, spayed female, Airedale terrier who was first presented to VRCC Oncology in May of 2010 with a diagnosis of a high grade cutaneous melanoma. The blueberry-sized tumor had been removed from her right ear, but with narrow surgical margins.  57% of patients with malignant cutaneous melanoma will have disease spread and pass away in the first [...]

1 05, 2015

May 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Molly

Our May 2015 patient of the month is sweet Molly. She is a purebred Welsh terrier who will be 9 years old this month. Molly is an AKC Champion and the dam of 3 other champions. Molly first came to see VRCC Oncology in January of 2013, after being diagnosed with a heart based mass [...]

1 04, 2015

April 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Cody

Our patient of the month for April 2015 is the beautiful Cody. She is a very sweet German shepherd who is almost 12 years old. Cody first came to VRCC Oncology in March 2013 with a 2-week history of decreased appetite, increased water consumption and urination. Upon physical exam, her peripheral lymph nodes were found [...]

1 03, 2015

March 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Vail

Vail is our March 2015 patient of the month. He is a very handsome 9.5 year old, neutered male, lynx point Siamese cat who first came to VRCC Oncology in October of 2012 for a presumed diagnosis of intestinal lymphoma. He had presented to his family veterinarian about a week before coming to us, for [...]

1 02, 2015

February 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Josh

Our February patient of the month is the very handsome Josh. He is a 10.5 year old, neutered male, blonde, golden retriever who is such a sweetheart! He first came into VRCC Oncology in August of 2013 with a history of limping for a couple of months, and a lump at his left wrist area. [...]

1 01, 2015

January 2015 Oncology Patient of the Month: Pearl

Happy New Year! We kick off 2015 with our January patient of the month, Pearl. She is a sweet and playful 6 year old, spayed female West Highland white terrier. We first saw her 2 years ago in January of 2012. She presented with cytology confirmed melanoma metastasis in the right pre-scapular lymph node. The [...]

1 12, 2014

December 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Sir Jackson

Sir Jackson is our December 2014 patient of the month. He is a 10 year old, neutered male, Schnauzer who is just the sweetest boy! Jackson was in to see his family veterinarian for a routine exam and vaccines, when a left sided anal sac mass was palpated. An aspirate of the mass was performed [...]