ASEC offers comprehensive cancer therapy management by full-time board-certified oncologist, Dr. Sue Downing, including consultations exploring the prognosis and options following cancer diagnosis. Evaluation of the cancer patient incorporates discussion of the tumor behavior, review of tests previously completed, further disease staging and printed materials for review at home. The optimal treatment plan will be presented along with other available options and palliative care, reviewing effectiveness, time involved, side effects, and cost of treatment. Therapies include chemotherapy using novel agents and protocols, immunotherapy, hospice care and pain management.
Oncology Department Services
- Oncologic evaluation & staging
- Advanced chemotherapy
- Hospice care
- Pain management, aspiration and biopsy procedures
- Bone marrow aspiration
- Pathology & cytology report consultations
- Chemotherapy antidotes
- Management of treatment side effects
Common Cancers in Pets
For other types of cancer, please refer to the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology website.