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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Sponsors NAS- IOM Workshop:  Update

ACF Sponsors NAS- IOM Workshop: Update

Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, November 30, 2015

UPDATE (November 2015) -  Institute of Medicine Publishes Workshop Highlights, The Role of Clinical Studies for Pets with Naturally Occurring Tumors in Translational Cancer Research. On June 8 ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Named Pet Hero Award Winner - Animal Health - by Pet Philanthropy Circle

ACF Named Pet Hero Award Winner - Animal Health - by Pet Philanthropy Circle

Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, November 1, 2015

(photo credit courtesy of http://richardlewinphotography.com) The Pet Philanthropy Circle, a non-profit based in Water Mill, recently hosted their national 2015 Pet Hero Award Winners. The awards were given ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Grant Recipient Offers Hope for Pets & People with Invasive Urinary Bladder Cancer

ACF Grant Recipient Offers Hope for Pets & People with Invasive Urinary Bladder Cancer

by Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, August 5, 2015

According to Purdue University's Deborah W. Knapp, DVM, PhD, of Purdue University's Comparative Oncology Program, approximately 2% of the 70 million dogs in the United States are diagnosed with ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Nutrition and Cancer: What We Can and Can’t Do

Nutrition and Cancer: What We Can and Can’t Do

reprinted with permission of WeethNutrition, July 27, 2015

In case you were wondering what a typical day in the life of a Veterinary Nutrition Specialists is like, my working days are mostly filled by those with chronic diseases: ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Fetch It Yourself

Fetch It Yourself

by Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, June 14, 2015

My dad wanted to be a veterinarian, but became an accountant instead.  As a result of his thwarted ambition, during my childhood we had many pets:  two birds, ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ​Feeding the Dog with Cancer

​Feeding the Dog with Cancer

By Drs. Foster and Smith, May 4, 2015

Dogs with cancer have special nutritional needs. In human patients with cancer, it has been shown that malnutrition can increase the risk of complications from therapy and decrease survival times. ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - The 10 Warning Signs of Cancer

The 10 Warning Signs of Cancer

by Dr.Gerald S.Post, Founder Animal Cancer Foundation, May 4, 2015

Pets have become members of our families and we want to insure that they live the longest and best lives they possibly can. As we have taken better care or ...

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