Oncology

Jeff-and-small-dogA diagnosis of cancer is disheartening and distressing. Dr. Jeff Phillips, a board-certified oncologist, leads our veterinary oncology department, providing hope and comfort along with innovative treatments in chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.

Animal Emergency & Specialty Care Chattanooga offers pet owners an exceptional veterinary staff and the most current cancer treatments to provide your dog, cat, or other small animal pet the very best chance at beating cancer. We pride ourselves on offering cutting-edge treatments using state-of-the-art equipment. Call (423) 301-2096 now to make an appointment for your pet to see a veterinary cancer specialist.

Our entire veterinary team treats you with compassion and respect, working with you for the best outcome for your family. Our veterinary cancer team works in concert with you and your veterinarian to create an affordable, goal-based treatment plan.

Animal Emergency & Specialty Care treats dogs, cats, and other small animals. Our pet cancer specialists are your compassionate experts for diagnosis, treatment, and surgery of animal cancers. Commonly treated pet cancers include:

  • Hemangiosarcoma
  • Lymphoma
  • Mammary Gland Tumors
  • Mast Cell Tumors
  • Melanoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Soft-tissue sarcoma
  • Thyroid Adenomas and Carcinomas
  • Transitional Cell Carcinomas

Oncology

Pet Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy is used as a primary treatment option for select cat and dog cancers, including lymphoma and leukemia. It is also effective as an additive treatment, with cancer surgery for example, to slow down or prevent the spread of cancer.

Immunotherapy for Pets

With Immunotherapy treatment, the patient’s own immune system is used to attack cancer cells. Animal Emergency & Surgical Care is involved in the most important clinical studies in the world in Immunotherapy, allowing us to offer these NEW treatments to our patients with lymphoma, melanoma, and hard tumors.

Veterinary Surgical Oncology

Our cancer surgery team, led by board-certified veterinary surgeon Dr. Richard Wong has experience with challenging and delicate cancer removal procedures. Cancer surgery is an integral part of cancer treatment for pets, removing a tumor for a complete cure or reducing tumor or cancer mass to work in coordination with other oncology treatments.

Animal Radiation Therapy System

Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is proud to be one of only six Animal Centers nationwide with the latest, most- advanced cancer radiation system. This revolutionary radiation technology pinpoints cancerous tumors and cells:

  • Dramatically increasing accuracy
  • Reducing the number of treatments
  • Reducing toxicity to healthy tissue surrounding the tumor

Each treatment is short, minimally invasive, and generally does not require anesthesia. This treatment provides a comfortable patient experience with less radiation exposure time at less cost.

Hyperthermia Therapy for Pets

Heat power is used to treat pet cancer and its related pain. This NEW cancer treatment is exclusively available at Animal Emergency & Specialty Care.

Call (423) 301-2096 to schedule your appointment with a veterinary cancer specialist now.

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