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Dr. Valerie Scharf and dog

UF researchers: Gold-based drug shows promise for fighting bone cancer in people and pets

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

A gold-based drug currently used in human and veterinary medicine to manage certain immune diseases may help fight osteosarcoma, UF researchers say.

Sarah Boston: Lucky Dog cover

UF veterinary oncologist captures real-life journey as cancer survivor in new book

Published: Mar 3rd, 2014

Dr. Sarah Boston book captures where the personal and the professional intersected in her life when it came to cancer.

Bubbles with her care team.

UF veterinarians successfully remove massive tumor from dog face

Published: Dec 9th, 2013

A 5-year-old mastiff mix named Bubbles’ health burden is lighter and her future brighter, thanks to UF veterinarians who removed a 9-pound tumor from the dog’s skull on Nov. 25.

Veterinary student Cleon Hendricks, with Dr. Julie Levy. Hendricks participated in the tail vaccination study through the Merial Veterinary Scholars program.

UF researchers: Tail vaccinations in cats could save lives

Published: Oct 31st, 2013

An alternative to a widely accepted vaccination protocol in cats could literally move the needle in terms of feline cancer treatment, UF researchers say.