Oncology Patient of the Month

//Oncology Patient of the Month
1 01, 2014

January 2014 Oncology Patient of the Month: Thor

Our Patient of the Month for ringing in the New Year is Thor, a wonderful 15 year old neutered male chocolate Labrador who was evaluated by Dr. Ringen one year old this month for a bone tumor affecting the right front leg. He was diagnosed with osteosarcoma for which he underwent amputation and chemotherapy.  Thor [...]

1 12, 2013

December 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Tommy

Our patient of the month for December 2013 Is Tommy, a very sweet 6 and ½ year old neutered male Borzoi.  Dr. Ringen first evaluated Tommy at our VRCC Oncology department in mid March 2012 for diagnosis of a bone tumor (osteosarcoma) of the left hind leg.    Tommy had been limping on the left [...]

1 11, 2013

November 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Buddy

Our Patient of the Month for November 2013, is Buddy a 14 year-old neutered male orange tabby.  Buddy was referred to our VRCC Oncology department 2 years ago in 11/2011 for evaluation of a skin cancer progressing around the right eye.  A biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma.  The cancer had started above [...]

1 10, 2013

October 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Fozzy

Our October 2013 Patient of the Month is Fozzy, a 13 year old neutered male brown and white English springer spaniel.  Fozzy was presented to Veterinary Cancer Specialists, the Oncology department of VRCC, in February 2012 with a diagnosis of hypercalcemia.  He was still feeling well at the time of the diagnosis other than anxiety [...]

1 09, 2013

September 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Annie

Our September 2013 Patient of the Month is Annie, a beautiful and very friendly 8 year-old spayed female Bernese Mountain dog.  Annie was presented to our Oncology department, Veterinary Cancer Specialists, at VRCC in early October 2011 with a recent finding of lymph node enlargement.  Annie had undergone two surgeries, two years apart, for ACL [...]

1 08, 2013

August 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Moose

Our Patient of the Month for August 2013 is Moose, a handsome and lovable 10-year-old Malamute.  Moose was presented to our VRCC Oncology department in August 2011 with a diagnosis of a thyroid tumor.  Biopsy of the tumor revealed a particularly aggressive form of thyroid cancer with a high probability of spreading to other organs [...]

1 07, 2013

July 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Carhartt

Our Patient of the Month for July 2013 is Carhartt, an adorable 9 year old neutered male Chihuahua.  He was presented to  VRCC Oncology on 11/23/2011 with a diagnosis of an incompletely excised, high grade thyroid cancer.  Carhartt was in great health and spirits otherwise.  The family was given a variety of treatment options including [...]

1 06, 2013

June 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Duchess

Our Patient of the Month for June 2013 is Duchess, a 12 and ½ year old spayed female black Lab.  Duchess was presented to VRCC Oncology on 11/9/2011 with a diagnosis of malignant melanoma.  Treatment with the Merial melanoma vaccine was initiated.  In 9/2012 , the melanoma recurred on the left lower jaw but Duchess [...]

1 05, 2013

May 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Aias

Our patient of the month for May 2013 is Aias, a lovable 9 year-old neutered male Rottweiler.  Aias was referred to VRCC Oncology in April 2011 with a diagnosis of a high-grade mast cell tumor of the scrotum. He is currently cancer free at 2 years post diagnosis and counting!! The family shares their story,”It seemingly [...]

1 04, 2013

April 2013 Oncology Patient of the Month: Emma

Our Patient of the Month for April 2013 is Emma, a beautiful and gentle, 8 year old spayed female  Bullmastiff.   Emma’s owner found enlargement of Emma’s lymph nodes in early fall 2011. She was presented to VRCC Oncology on 10/3/2011 and evaluated by Dr. Ringen.  A diagnosis of T cell lymphoma was made and treatment [...]

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