Veterinary Oncology

The diagnosis, management and treatment of cancer in cats and dogs.

 

If your pet has been referred to us with a cancer diagnosis, rest assured we understand that it can be a frightening and confusing time. We are here to help. Pet owners often have many choices to make regarding possible treatments. Talking to owners about their pet’s disease and guiding them through difficult choices is a core part of our oncologists’ roles.

The philosophy of our oncology service is to ensure every pet we see maintains the best quality of life during treatment. In many cases, combinations of medical and surgical treatment can have very positive outcomes on quality of life. We are also able to treat cancer through various means, including drugs (chemotherapy and tyrosine kinase inhibitors), the melanoma vaccine (Oncept) therapy and surgery. The diagnosis and treatment of cancer requires input from other disciplines within the hospital, so our oncologists work very closely with soft tissue surgeons and other clinical services teams.

Please be aware that our oncologists are always prepared to discuss difficult cases with professional colleagues, but cannot discuss specific cases with pet owners without a formal referral from their primary veterinary practice.

 

Meet the Team

Daniela Andrade

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oncology

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Sarah Benjamin

American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

VMD DipACVIM (Oncology) MRCVS

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Ellie Davis

Oncology Technician

Animal Care and Management - levels 1 and 2

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Mark Goodfellow

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology, EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Head of Oncology

MA VetMB DPhil CertVR DSAM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

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Emily-Jo Moynihan

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oncology

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Luca Schiavo

EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Oncology

DVM, MRCVS, Dip ECVIM-CA (Onc)

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Anneliese Stell

American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology

BVM&S PhD DSAM PGCAP FHEA DACVIM (Onc) MRCVS

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Rebecca Wade

Registered Veterinary Nurse - Oncology

BSc (Hons)

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