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Treatment Options

Chemotherapy

Anti-cancer drugs are used to treat lymphomas and related tumours but also as an adjuvant therapy for a number of other highly metastatic cancers. We are happy to treat on a shared- care basis where we give those drugs that require specialist handling.

Surgery

A two-way discussion between the oncologist and the surgeon can be essential for optimal patient care to ensure the best outcome. Total excision still remains the best way to achieve a local cure. Where this is not possible, planning adjuvant radiotherapy before surgery ensures the optimal approach.

Radiotherapy

The Queen’s Veterinary School Hospital is one of a small number of UK establishments which can provide on site radiotherapy. Radiation therapy can be used as the primary treatment for intranasal cancers, brain tumours and non-resectable thyroid carcinomas with minimum morbidity. Post-surgical radiation can dramatically improve the local control for a number of tumours that cannot be fully resected. In particular, soft tissue sarcomas on the limbs, mast cell tumours and anal sac carcinoma.

Photodynamic Therapy

PDT is an excellent alternative to surgery for superficial squamous cell carcinomas of the nasal planum of white faced cats.

General contact details:

01223 337621

For all enquiries during office hours and for emergency referrals at any time

Email: 

Address: Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0ES

How to find us

Refer a case

Reception staff will try to contact the clinician immediately for you. In the case of an emergency we will do our utmost to get a response at the time and in all cases within the day.

Please use our referral form

Obesity Clinic Landscape

Looking for a few more willing volunteers with medium sized dogs (15-25kg) for a short food project at the QVSH. Do you live close to Cambridge and own a medium sized dog (any breed or cross weighing 15-25 kg)? If so we would like to invite you and your 4-legged friend to participate in one of our current experiments investigating food preferences in dogs. The test will take place at the Queen’s Veterinary Hospital in Cambridge (some days in Feb & Mar) and will take about 30 min per dog. If you are interested please send an email to Marie (md777@cam.ac.uk) to receive more information.