Cancer


PVM Faculty Pursue Developments in Personalized Medicine to Advance Cancer Treatments

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine and Indiana University scientists are working together to find data-driven solutions in the search for better cancer treatments.



Can herbicides cause breast cancer? Scientists discover a piece to the puzzle.

Friday, October 4th, 2019 - Scientists know that the solution to preventing breast cancer won’t come easily, but a collaborative team of scientists at Purdue University and the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM)/Institut de Cancérologie de L’Ouest (ICO) in Nantes, France, say they’ve recently discovered one of the missing pieces of the puzzle when...



PVM Faculty Member Involved in New Purdue Partnership Focused on Big Data Approach to Cancer

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - The Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, led by Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Purdue Veterinary Medicine distinguished professor of comparative pathobiology, is partnering with the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research to improve the use of biostatistics, predictive modeling, and data science in cancer research.



PVM Family Honors Chris Royce at Retirement Reception

Friday, April 26th, 2019 - Colleagues, family, and friends of Chris Royce, RVT, celebrated her career at her retirement reception earlier this month. The event was held in the Continuum Café on April 5, which was her last day at Purdue University, concluding a Purdue career that spanned 35 years.



Purdue Poster Session Highlights PVM Graduate Students’ Interdisciplinary Research Efforts

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - A recent “Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture, and Policy Research Poster Session” showcased more than 100 graduate student presenters from colleges across campus, including several from the College of Veterinary Medicine.



Record Research Funding Bodes Well for Animals, Humans

Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 - Purdue has a great deal to celebrate in 2019. As the University hails 150 years of “Giant Leaps,” the College of Veterinary Medicine marks its 60th Anniversary as a national standard-bearer for veterinary education and animal health care. Many of the same faculty responsible for educating future veterinarians and providing top-ranked health care to animals also are drawing in record amounts of funding for research — research that in most cases promises to benefit humans as well as animals. In the 2017-2018 fiscal year, the College’s research garnered more than $12 million — an all-time high.



Atlanta TV Station Tells Story of PVM Comparative Oncology Research

Friday, October 19th, 2018 - A news team from Atlanta’s WSB-TV, an ABC-affiliate TV station, visited the Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital recently to report on the game-changing possibilities of clinical trials involving naturally occurring cancer in dogs. In the feature story broadcast October 11 and made available online, Anchor/Reporter Tom Regan described research led by Dr. Deborah Knapp, Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology and director of the Purdue Comparative Oncology Program (PCOP).



PVM Researcher Helps Lead Purdue Effort to Take ‘Accelerator’ off Aggressive Prostate and Other Deadly Tumors

Friday, October 5th, 2018 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine Associate Professor of Basic Medical Sciences Marxa Figueiredo helped lead a Purdue research team studying ways to make prostate cancer less lethal by making it less aggressive.



PVM Partnership Advances Search for Cancer Cure

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 - Gliomas are one of the most common brain cancers in dogs, and one of the most difficult-to-treat cancers in any species. A surgical partnership involving specialists at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the IU Health Methodist Hospital and Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine is helping veterinarians and doctors work together to better understand how to treat gliomas in patients of all kinds.



International Cancer Conference Invitation Yields Unique Experience for PVM Graduate Student in Rwanda

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018 - An invitation to speak at AORTIC’s 11th International Conference on Cancer in Africa (AORTIC 2017) provided a Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduate student with a chance to give a research presentation and receive an amazing cross-cultural learning opportunity.




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