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A clinical trial provides hope for Charlie—and for tomorrow’s hemangiosarcoma patients

Tasha the black Lab
Issue: Fall 2023

Beloved dog inspires owner to write a book about her life, including cancer treatment at Lewis Small Animal Hospital

Drs. Jaime Modiano and Antonella Borgatti pose with canine patient, Valky.

CVM collaboration with Masonic Cancer Center has advanced cancer research in animals and humans for decades

Magi and friend Otis in October of 2015

For a golden retriever with so much to give, a three- to six-month prognosis was not enough. So she hung on for another four years.

Gus sticking his tongue out

A dog undergoing cancer treatment jumps into the St. Croix to save a baby otter. Did we mention that Gus has only 3 legs? Amazing!

Pluhar, Olin, and Gidget_by Brady Willette

Physicians and scientists at the University of Minnesota have opened a new brain cancer clinical trial and have treated their first patient.

G. Elizabeth Pluhar, DVM, PhD, DACVS posing with a senior dog

A five-year canine cancer research project makes for healthier dogs, happier owners, and—ultimately—healthier humans