CORVALLIS, Ore. — A dog diagnosed with a very aggressive form of cancer is beating the odds. He’s alive today, thanks to some breakthrough cancer research by Oregon State University veterinarians. Nine-year-old golden retriever Orion was diagnosed about three months ago with stage four cancer, an aggressive type known as hemangiosarcoma that spread throughout his [...]
Archive for June, 2011
The Corvallis Gazette-Times featured the Class of 2011 graduation on the front page of the June 13 edition. Please click here to read the excellent coverage. On Sunday, June 12, the 29th graduating class of the College of Veterinary Medicine gathered for the ceremony at LaSells Stewart Center. Dean Cyril Clarke welcomed everyone and introduced [...]
Dean Cyril Clarke welcomed more than 300 people to the annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony on June 8 at the CH2M HILL Alumni Center. In his comments Dr. Clarke referred to the high cost of veterinary education and the burden students bear due to increases in tuition and limited state support. He stated: “thanks to [...]
Kadie M. Anderson: I am currently seeking employment in a SA/Exotics practice in the Pacific and Mountain West. I will probably spend the time in between looking for a job by backpacking and camping and just enjoying summer! Paul A. Brady: I will be working at a mixed animal practice in Lewistown, Montana after graduation. [...]
Terri Pettis, from Ross University, and Judit Szamos, from St. George’s University, have recently completed their clinical year with OSU CVM. Dr. Pettis will practice at the Green Acres clinic in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. Dr. Szamos has been accepted to an internship at the Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group in Ventura, California. We wish them [...]
Unlike humans, whose hair falls out during chemotherapy, dogs don’t lose their fur. I didn’t learn that when I was training to be an oncologist. I know it now because my dog has cancer. Read Jody Kujovich’s heart-warming article, “Saving Orion,” in Terra Magazine.