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An experimental cancer treatment cured this dog. Could it work for people?

Our pets get sick in the same way we do. Finding cures for them is proving useful for us, too.

Read More at Boston Globe Magazine

Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer

A clinical drug trial for lymphoma in dogs, currently enrolling at Cummings School, has shown promising results in the treatment of the disease. Drs. Cheryl London and Abbey Sadowski were interviewed for this story about how the treatment helped one local dog and how it might have the potential to help advance treatment of the disease in animals and humans.

Read more at WBZ-TV (CBS Boston)

Featured Stories about Clinical Trials

Cheryl London Appointed to Named Professorship

Cummings School researcher focuses on comparative oncology and improving cancer treatment in both pets and people Cheryl London, V90, a research professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, has been appointed the Anne Engen and Dusty Professor in Comparative Oncology. London’s work bridges clinical and laboratory studies in comparative …

Catching Every Cancer Cell

A veterinary surgeon tests an experimental imaging technology with help from Tufts at Tech.

Promising Experimental Drug Treating Dogs With Cancer

WBZ-TV (CBS Boston) A clinical drug trial for lymphoma in dogs, currently enrolling at Cummings School, has shown promising results in the treatment of the disease. Drs. Cheryl London and Abbey Sadowski were interviewed for this story about how the treatment helped one local dog and how it might have the potential to help advance …

Demystifying Veterinary Clinical Trials

A veterinary oncologist explains the ins and outs of experimental studies.

ALS Treatment for Dogs Could Benefit Human Patients

Researchers at Cummings School are working with leading ALS experts at University of Massachusetts Medical School to try to identify new therapies to treat Canine Degenerative Myelopathy, the dog version of ALS. In this NBC Boston story, researchers from Cummings talk about a current canine clinical trial and highlight one of the patients who is enrolled, Greta the boxer.

On The Horizon: How dogs may help fight bone cancer

A multitude of potential advances are ON THE HORIZON in the field of cancer research, as reported by Susan Spencer

The evaluation of a palliative radiation therapy in conjunction with an oral anticancer agent (Palladia®) for the treatment of measurable cancerous tumors in dogs

Carcinomas are a common form of malignancy in both dogs and humans. As a category of cancer, carcinomas tend to be both locally invasive as well as carry a high risk of local metastasis (spread to nearby tissues). In cases diagnosed in early stages, long term survival is often possible with a combination of surgery, …

Evaluating hypercoagulability (abnormal blood coagulation that increases the risk of blood clots) in dogs with brachycephalic airway syndrome: similarity to human obstructive sleep apnea.

The primary purpose of this study is to determine whether English Bulldogs are more hypercoagulable (an abnormality of the clotting process that increases the risk of developing blood clots within blood vessels) than non-brachycephalic dogs by running a series of coagulation tests. We are also interested in determining if C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation …