FidoCure® Veterinary Team Blog

Read the latest in veterinary oncology research and FidoCure® scientific and clinical updates from our team of experts and advisors

Adrenocortical Carcinoma Case Study: Pixelle

History and Initial Treatment

Pixelle, a 13 year old Shih Tzu, started her long cancer journey in June of 2020 when she was diagnosed with a left-sided adrenal mass after undergoing a thorough workup for vomiting, polyuria/polydipsia, and intermittent urinary incontinence. A pheochromocytoma was ruled out as a low-dose dexamethasone suppression test was consistent with Cushing’s Disease (cortisol secreting tumor). 

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A Year of Breakthroughs: A look back at 2023

We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to our veterinary community as we come to the close of the year. Together, we have made a tremendous impact by enabling precision medicine to nearly 5,000 pet dogs battling cancer

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Canine Cancer Osteosarcoma Research

In our relentless pursuit of advancements in veterinary oncology, the FidoCure Team's research has taken center stage, offering an in-depth exploration into the realm of canine osteosarcoma. The use of real-world data and machine learning techniques promises to provide invaluable insights into the mutation patterns and treatment outcomes associated with this challenging condition.

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Veterinary Technician Week: Giveaway

Thank you to all the veterinary technicians who have helped us enroll over 4500 dogs on the FidoCure platform. We are so thankful for your partnership in fighting cancer on both ends of the leash! 

Enter below for your chance to win:

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Case Study: Malignant Oral Melanoma

History and Treatment Planning

Maggie, a friendly and rambunctious 12 year old, spayed female pug, was diagnosed with malignant oral melanoma in March 2022 by her primary care veterinarian. The mass was located on her upper left dental arcade. Her veterinarian surgically debulked approximately 80% of the mass. Unfortunately, Maggie experienced rapid local recurrence within a month of the surgery, involving the maxilla, and the adjacent mandibular lymph node.

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Undifferentiated Oral Malignancy Case Study

History and Treatment Planning

A 12 year old, neutered male Golden Retriever, underwent a dental prophylaxis procedure performed by his primary care veterinarian in June of 2021. At that time, no suspicious lesions or growths were noted. In October 2021, his family discovered a marble-sized growth in his mouth along the gum line of his left maxilla. The mass was visible from the outside of his mouth, and seemed to cause him irritation. At the time, it was bloody (perhaps from self trauma/stick chewing). Antibiotics were prescribed, but the dog quickly developed worsening clinic signs (nasal discharge, swelling, lethargy). 

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