What is veterinary oncology?
Veterinary Oncology at the Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center is provided by Southwest Veterinary Oncology and can provide your pet with many advanced cancer treatment options. Treatment may include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy or any combination of modalities. Care is provided by a team of doctors and technicians led by board certified veterinarian Mary K. Klein, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVRO, who has dedicated her medical career to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals. In addition to her work with the Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, she is a clinical lecturer and researcher at the University of Arizona Cancer Center.
Common veterinary oncology procedures we provide.
Diagnostic medical services to evaluate and stage cancer include cytologic evaluation, biopsy, digital radiography, CT scans, ultrasound, and full laboratory services
Clinical trials for cancer patients
I-131 radioisotope treatment for safe and effective therapy for hyperthyroidism in cats
Medical treatment options include combination and single agent chemotherapy, antiangiogenic and metronomic therapy, immunotherapy, nutritional counseling, and innovative and novel therapeutics.
External beam radiation therapy is available at our Central location on East Fort Lowell Road