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Tracy Gieger

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Dec 12, 2023

Dule’s Cancer Care at NC State Keeps Owner Duly Impressed

Empathetic care at NC State and funding from Petco Love and the Blue Buffalo Pet Cancer Treatment Fund have made a 13-year-old tabby’s five-year journey with an injection-site sarcoma easier on the feline’s family. 

Alvin the goat

Oct 27, 2021

‘A Miracle Goat’: Groundbreaking Cancer Treatment Holds Promise for Alvin

When Alvin comes to the NC State Veterinary Hospital for treatment of a recurring thymoma — a cancer of the thymus gland — his twin brother, Ivy, provides moral support. 

Emma Warner Coats of Excellence

Apr 7, 2021

Grateful Couple Honors 6 at NC State Veterinary Hospital with Coats of Excellence

Kelly and Charlie Warner chose to recognize not one, not two, but six members of the hospital team that worked to prolong the time with their beloved Emma Rae. 

Radiation Oncology Service Tracy Gieger

Oct 21, 2020

Saving the Irreplaceable Rowdy

When the Staffordshire terrier developed a fast-growing cancerous tumor on the upper part of his left shoulder, his owner feared that she might be losing her beloved friend. Thanks to expert treatment and assistance from a special fund, things are looking up. 

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Jul 28, 2019

CVM Study Explores New Way to Treat Rare Canine Cancer

Stereotactic radiation therapy is a powerful tool in the NC State Veterinary Hospital’s arsenal, attacking cancerous tumors of the brain, spine and those that can reach the heart, all while still protecting normal tissue. Conventional radiation therapy is typically used over many weeks. SRT can often be conducted during just a handful of hospital visits. New… 

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Jun 25, 2018

A Promising Approach to Treating Canine Brain Tumors

The hospital’s radiation oncology service traditionally — and effectively — treats meningiomas, a common type of brain tumor in dogs, with surgery and radiation therapy...