ASU begins clinical study for cancer-preventing vaccine
May 10, 2019An Arizona State University (ASU) professor has begun a five-year clinical study examining the effectiveness of a cancer-preventing vaccine for dogs. Stephen Johnston, PhD, a scientist, professor at the School of Life Sciences, and director of the Biodesign Center for Innovations in Medicine, developed the vaccine over a span of 12 years. He says his goal is to change the way veterinarians treat cancer by preventing it before it can start. Over the course …
Omega-3 supplements and hypothyroidism linked to decline of T-zone lymphoma
April 4, 2019A study at Colorado State University (CSU) has found dogs who receive omega-3 fatty acid supplements or have hypothyroidism may be less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL). The findings come from Morris Animal Foundation-funded researchers who looked at associations of the environment and health history of TZL among golden retrievers. T-zone lymphoma is a type of cancer, which progresses slowly and is usually found in older dogs. It is predominantly found in golden …
CSU to celebrate opening of new Lucy Oncology Clinic
December 7, 2016This Thursday, Colorado State University is celebrating the opening of the expanded and improved hospital unit in the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, called the Lucy Oncology Unit. The teaching hospital is part of the Flint Animal Cancer Center, renowned for its work in providing care for animal patients, with findings that can be used to improve cancer care for both people and pets.