Time Is Everything: The Importance of Timing of Cancer Treatment in Pets

pet cancer veterinarian west chesterWhen you first receive a cancer diagnosis in your pet, it might be all you can do just to keep it together. Few people are able to think in a calm, rational manner when receiving such potentially devastating news.

It is important to act quickly when it comes to this disease. The timing of cancer treatment in pets is extremely important, and it often can make an enormous difference when owners act quickly. We know that immediately after receiving a diagnosis, it can be difficult to think. That is where Veterinary Oncology Services and Research Center comes in to help guide you through the options.

The Diagnosis

Almost as soon as your family veterinarian has handed you the diagnosis of cancer, we want you to call us. Our staff are experts in the study and treatment of cancer, and we have all of the knowledge and tools at our disposal to offer the best possible outcome for your pet. Continue…

Say What? Navigating Pet Cancer Terminology

pet cancerLike any field of study or profession, cancer in pets comes with its own set of jargon that might be intimidating to an outside party. Our specialty – oncology – involves the study and treatment of cancer. At Veterinary Oncology Services and Research Center we live in this world day to day, so sometimes we forget that not everyone else does, or know what all the jargon means.

When your pet has cancer, it can be overwhelming enough without having to learn a whole new vocabulary. However, understanding some basic pet cancer terminology can be extremely helpful for pet owners as we navigate this diagnosis as a team.