Nationwide Children's Hospital with Helene Le Pommellet, DMV, Resident, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
“Kids and animals often develop very similar types of cancer. When pediatricians, scientists, and veterinarians work together, research can improve treatments not only for children, but for their ‘best friends’ too.”
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), Director of Clinical Trials, Colorado State University Flint Animal Cancer Center
"The grant allows our team to investigate the effects of AF in tumor-bearing dogs to establish a biologically effective dose, which has near-term benefit in the treatment of dogs with lymphoma and is a translational model for human cancer."
DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor of Comparative and Radiation Oncology, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
“By bridging human & veterinary medicine at Tufts, we have created a unique opportunity to promote cancer research to benefit both pets and people. With ACF's help, we can advance our studies & demonstrate the value in this approach.”
DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM (Oncology Specialty) Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology, Purdue University
"Bladder cancer has not been a focus of human studies, but the ACF-supported work in dogs is now providing strong justification to consider this approach for human bladder cancer as well as other human cancers."
Barbara Cohen, Executive Director, April 20, 2016
The word "cancer" stirs up many emotions: fear, anxiety, depression, and loss of hope. Pet parents especially feel this because their pets cannot speak to them about how ...
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. ...
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 ...
Barbara Cohen, January 28, 2016
At Animal Cancer Foundation, we are asked many questions regarding the best resources for pets and pet parents facing a cancer diagnosis. One of the most frequently asked questions ...
Watch Dr. Cheryl London, The Ohio State University, member of Animal Cancer Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Council on TEDX discussing the merits of comparative oncology research.