Veazie Veterinary Clinic
1522 State Street, Veazie, ME
(207) 941-8840

cancer

How is Cancer Treated?

July 10, 2013
cancer treatment

Comprehensive cancer treatments can involve staging of the cancer, surgical removal of the primary tumor, and chemotherapy treatments, as well as addressing pain control, nutrition, and overall health and wellness concerns. Some cancers require further testing on removed tissue to determine the sub-type, aiding in choosing a chemotherapy protocol and in providing a prognosis. Chemotherapy […]

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What is Cancer and How is it Diagnosed?

July 3, 2013

What is Cancer? Cancers are diseases caused by cells which are replicating out of control, forming a population of clones. The “parent” cell is a normal cell in the body. The different kinds of cancer are designated by what kind of cell that parent cell was, such as a bone cell, a skin cell, or […]

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2012 Bark For Life

June 1, 2012

On Saturday, June 9th, Greater Bangor Bark for Life will be having a fundraising event for the American Cancer Society. Bark for Life is a fun, dog-centered adjunct to Relay for Life, celebrating the canine caregivers of human cancer patients. However, cancer affects dogs directly as well, and the event brings up questions about cancer […]

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