Urgent care is now open at our central location(Ft. Lowell).
Hours: Fri - Sun: 12pm-12am


The Treatment of Cancer
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What is Oncology?

The veterinary oncology specialists at Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center are able to 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. 

Oncology Service


  • 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
Oncology Service

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Central Location

141 E. Ft. Lowell Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705

East Side Location

7474 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710


Local: (520) 888-3177
Toll Free: (877) 762-9838