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History’s largest dog study gets ready for takeoff

February 17, 2012 MAF

Most of us know that smoking increases the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure increases the risk of stroke and physical activity reduces the risk of both.

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Potential prognostic lymphoma test

December 14, 2011 MAF

Lymphoma accounts for nearly 25 percent of all cancers in dogs, and some breeds are particularly susceptible.

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Novel cancer treatment reduces side effects and cost

November 28, 2011 MAF

Painful images of hair loss, long hospital visits, fatigue and sickness are immediately associated with the common cancer treatments, which is why some pet owners are reluctant to seek therapy for their animals.

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MAF Trustee Betty White and The Orvis Company Team Up to Tackle Canine Cancer (Hilarious Video)

October 20, 2011 MAF

Long-time Morris Animal Foundation friend and trustee Betty White is unwavering in her quest to create a healthier tomorrow for animals. Perhaps the only thing that outshines Betty’s love for her furry, scaly and feathered friends is her sense of humor.

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Orion’s Story: Cutting-Edge Science Bides Time for Family’s Canine Star

September 27, 2011 MAF


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New Drug Administration Option Improves Cancer Treatment Success and Decreases Side Effects

August 17, 2011

Conventional chemotherapy drugs only modestly improve cancer survival rates while also causing notable side effects. Metronomic therapy, a novel method of administering chemotherapy that involves frequent, low-level doses of chemotherapy rather than higher doses given at longer intervals, may improve treatment response and decrease side effects.

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Study Advances Mast Cell Tumor Grading System

August 9, 2011

The objective of this project was to evaluate and compare the usefulness of a newer, simpler grading system with respect to outcome in patients at TCSVM.

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Program gives rise to promising cancer researcher

July 11, 2011 MAF

Foundation fellow works toward new stem cell therapies

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Washington Dog Agility Club Exceeds Fundraising Expectations for Foundation

April 12, 2011

Agility trials, where dogs and their owners speed across a course full of obstacles, are a ton of fun to watch.

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Drug May Help Fight Soft-Tissue Tumors in Dogs

October 15, 2010 MAF

MAF Successful Outcome: This fellowship training grant provided advanced, hands-on training for a postdoctoral student participating in research on the effect of macrophages on tumor growth.

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New Drug Administration Option Improves Treatment Success and Decreases Side Effects

October 11, 2010 MAF

MAF Successful Outcome: Conventional chemotherapy drugs only modestly improve cancer survival rates, but many cause notable side effects.

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Enter Your Dog's Photo in the Orvis Cover Dog Photo Contest!

September 10, 2010 MAF

Orvis has teamed up with Morris Animal Foundation to help find a cure for canine cancer.

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Share Your Canine Cancer Memories and Stories

February 17, 2010 MAF

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Better Evaluation of Suspected Lymphoma Cause

November 18, 2009 MAF

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National Canine Health Initiative Discussed

October 27, 2009 MAF

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Insight Into Chemotherapy Resistance

September 9, 2009 MAF

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