Tag Archives: veterinary oncology

New Canine Melanoma Vaccine Approved by USDA


Pet owners, rejoice!  There is yet another weapon in the fight against canine cancer.  Vical Incorporated, a biopharmaceutical products R & D firm based in San Diego, CA, has announced that the USDA has granted its licensee, Merial Limited, full … Continue reading

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Researchers at Cornell Developing New Gene Therapy


The seeming invincibility of cancerous tumors may be crumbling, thanks to a promising new gene therapy that eliminates the ability of certain cells to repair themselves. Researchers at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine have discovered that inactivation of … Continue reading

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New Hope for Dogs with Brain Tumors


  POST UPDATE: We are very sad to report that on January 18, 2010, Batman, the first dog treated with this new approach to dealing with glioma, passed away as a result of complications from seizures. But, he was still … Continue reading

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