Study: Vaccines Could Prevent Cancer in Dogs, Eventually Humans

Posted on Wisconsin State Journal
A "paradigm shift" in cancer research, the new technology could prevent cancer from developing by training the immune system to kill cells while they're small. Three veterinary centers from across the country, including the UW School of Veterinary Medicine, are participating in the five-year study — the largest clinical trial of a veterinary medicine in history.
A woman veterinarian poses with dog seated on a white, modern TomoTherapy machine

Cancer Crusaders

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How today’s canine patients help to advance better cancer therapies for pets and people Rex, a five-year-old Cane Corso weighing in at 100 pounds, had a summer to remember in 2018. Swimming in Lake Michigan, …

Keeping Faith

Posted on Oelwein Daily Register
The veterinarians at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Veterinary Hospital confirmed Faith had hydrocephalus and also found a large, fluid-filled cyst attached to the cerebellum of her brain. Erceg said these two issues could have been fatal for Faith had they not been diagnosed.
An owner, a brown dog, and veterinarian David Vail in exam room.

A Shot at Preventing Canine Cancer

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Five-year trial now underway to test universal vaccine Could the body’s own immune system be primed to prevent cancer through a quick vaccine? A clinical trial launched this fall aims to bring new clarity to …