Dr. Shawna Klahn (left) and Dr. Nick Dervisis (right) have begun a new oncology program. “Bootsie” (left) of Blacksburg, Va., and “Josie” (right), a West Virginia native, are in treatment for cancer.
A new oncology program has been launched at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg. The new facility offers biopsies, imaging, treatment and surgery. New assistant professors, Dr. Nick Dervisis and Dr. Shawna Klahn will oversee the oncology program.
Here is the press release from Virginia Tech.
BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 18, 2012 – The fight against animal cancer has received a powerful boost at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine with the launch of a new oncology program.
Under way at the college’s flagship facility at Virginia Tech, the program provides a full range of care for four-legged patients with and without a cancer diagnosis, including biopsy, imaging, treatment, and surgery. Read more »