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Animal Cancer Foundation - The Role of Compounding Pharmacies in Cancer Care for Pets

The Role of Compounding Pharmacies in Cancer Care for Pets

Barbara Cohen, March 9, 2018

My veterinary oncologist wrote a compounding pharmacy prescription for my pet.  Why? In many circumstances, cancer therapeutics are not specifically manufactured for our pets.  This is especially true, ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Bocker's Legacy

Bocker's Legacy

Marie Shelto, January 26, 2018

Some people believe that everything we do in life and everyone we meet is put in our path for a purpose. We are all well aware that life is filled ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Award 2017

ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Award 2017

Barbara Cohen, November 5, 2017

Animal Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce that its annual ACF Comparative Oncology Grant Award for 2017 has been presented to Joshua Schiffman, MD, Professor of Pediatrics at the University ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - 2017 ACF Veterinary Challenge Raises Over $15,000

2017 ACF Veterinary Challenge Raises Over $15,000

Barbara Cohen, May 15, 2017

Over 135 veterinary professionals and volunteers, including veterinarians, veterinary technicians and hospital support from lower Connecticut and Westchester, New York came together on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Chelsea Piers - CT in ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Cancer & Your Pet:  What You Should Know

Cancer & Your Pet: What You Should Know

Gerald S. Post, DVM, MEM, DACVIM (Oncology), ACF Founder & Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, May 1, 2017

Pet Parents who welcome new puppies and kittens into their families likely aren’t thinking that their precious new addition could someday be diagnosed with cancer.  Most of ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Grant Award Winners for 2016

ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Grant Award Winners for 2016

Barbara Cohen , January 13, 2017

(Pictured:  Sheba with Dr. Nicola Mason)  ACF's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the presentation of two comparative oncology grant awards for 2016 that were made possible ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Award Winners - 2015

ACF Announces Comparative Oncology Award Winners - 2015

Barbara Cohen, March 12, 2016

ACF's Board of Directors is pleased to announce the presentation of two Comparative Oncology Grant Awards for 2015 which were made possible by the generosity of our donors and benefactors. ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Petco Foundation Invests in ACF's Life-Saving Work

Petco Foundation Invests in ACF's Life-Saving Work

Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, February 23, 2016

We're barking out loud here at Animal Cancer Foundation!  For the second year in a row, we have been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Petco Foundation in partnership ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Sponsors NAS- IOM Workshop:  Update

ACF Sponsors NAS- IOM Workshop: Update

Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, November 30, 2015

UPDATE (November 2015) -  Institute of Medicine Publishes Workshop Highlights, The Role of Clinical Studies for Pets with Naturally Occurring Tumors in Translational Cancer Research. On June 8 ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Named Pet Hero Award Winner - Animal Health - by Pet Philanthropy Circle

ACF Named Pet Hero Award Winner - Animal Health - by Pet Philanthropy Circle

Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, November 1, 2015

(photo credit courtesy of http://richardlewinphotography.com) The Pet Philanthropy Circle, a non-profit based in Water Mill, recently hosted their national 2015 Pet Hero Award Winners. The awards were given ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - ACF Grant Recipient Offers Hope for Pets & People with Invasive Urinary Bladder Cancer

ACF Grant Recipient Offers Hope for Pets & People with Invasive Urinary Bladder Cancer

by Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, August 5, 2015

According to Purdue University's Deborah W. Knapp, DVM, PhD, of Purdue University's Comparative Oncology Program, approximately 2% of the 70 million dogs in the United States are diagnosed with ...

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Animal Cancer Foundation - Nutrition and Cancer: What We Can and Can’t Do

Nutrition and Cancer: What We Can and Can’t Do

reprinted with permission of WeethNutrition, July 27, 2015

In case you were wondering what a typical day in the life of a Veterinary Nutrition Specialists is like, my working days are mostly filled by those with chronic diseases: ...

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