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Soft tissue and Oncologic Surgery Service

Sheba 3D

Sep 18, 2020

NC State Manufacturing and Veterinary Medicine Team up to Save Dog

The NC State Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (CAMAL) joined forces with the NC State CVM and an industry partner to perform a miraculous procedure. 

Knuckles Brad and Yoshi

Jun 15, 2020

Patient Spotlight: Mouth Surgery Gives Injured Puppy a New Life

After biting a live wire, 3-month-old puppy Coco was referred to the NC State Veterinary Hospital for care to her injured mouth. During her stay at the hospital, she was adopted and began a new life. 

Gracie Hudson

Jun 9, 2020

After Traumatic Injury, a Remarkable Recovery for an Extraordinary Dog

Healing quickly after wound VAC treatment, Gracie soon became an unofficial therapy dog at the NC State Veterinary Hospital. 

Sarah Townsend holds a dog

Jan 23, 2020

New to the CVM: Meet Sarah Townsend

Sarah Townsend is an assistant professor of soft tissue and oncologic surgery at the NC State Veterinary Hospital. 

Valery Scharf and Trout

Sep 22, 2019

Patient Spotlight: Puppy Thrives After New Hernia Surgery Approach

When newlyweds Ellen and Drew Williams were looking for a house in Raleigh, they knew they wanted a big backyard for a future puppy.  Not long after they were settled in, Drew surprised Ellen for her birthday with what she called the best gift ever. He told her they were on a waiting list to… 

Marine Traverson performing a soft tissue surgery

Dec 4, 2018

New to the CVM Family: Meet Marine Traverson

For Marine Traverson, coming to North Carolina was like coming home. She grew up in France, about an hour from the Atlantic Ocean, and even though she’s lived in many different places, North Carolina immediately felt the most like Brittany and Nantes, her hometowns. Traverson also enjoys NC State’s collegial atmosphere and the diversity and quality… 

Bella the dog

Mar 7, 2018

A Study in Gratitude

Everyone who meets Bella the Labrador retriever describes her as always sweet. Her owner, Valerie Maitre of Wilmington, would add another description: always hungry. So it was alarming two years ago when Bella’s appetite suddenly wasn’t as robust as it always had been. Her energy level waned; she just wasn’t herself. Then it got worse.… 

Rocky, a 6-year-old Bullmastiff, with owner Matt Sizemore

Nov 6, 2017

Courageous Canine Fights Cancer

The Bullmastiff is an imposing breed. Developed by 19th-century English gamekeepers to stand guard over country estates and typically weighing between 110 to 130 pounds, they give any intruder second thoughts. However, as everyone knows, looks can be deceiving. Bullmastiffs are also notably quiet, mild-mannered and, if properly socialized, affectionate, gentle and calm. That is… 

Oct 17, 2012

Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery Service at NC State Terry Center Offers Advanced Care

The Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery Service at NC State University’s Randall B. Terry, Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center cares for small animal patients with a variety of “soft-tissue” diseases and conditions. Much of the case-load centers around oncologic (cancer) surgery, but clinicians also have expertise in urogenital, head and neck, cardiothoracic, gastrointestinal, plastic, and…