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Penn Vet Hosts Free Lecture, “Understanding Canine and Feline Cancer Treatment Options”

By: John Donges Date: Mar 5, 2013

Dr. Erika Krick and Dr. Nicola Mason slated to speak at Saturday, March 9 event

[March 5, 2013; Philadelphia, PA] – On Saturday, March 9 the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) will host a free, open-to-the-public lecture called “Understanding Canine and Feline Cancer Treatment Options” at Penn Vet in Philadelphia, PA. Beginning at 10:00 AM, Dr. Erika Krick, assistant professor of oncology, will talk about common cancers of dogs and cats and will describe symptoms, methods of diagnosis and treatment options. Dr. Nicola Mason, assistant professor of medicine and pathobiology, will talk about current clinical trials at Penn Vet that are studying new treatments available for the canine cancers lymphoma and osteosarcoma.

Who: Penn Vet, dog and cat owners, interested members of the public.

What: Free lecture titled “Understanding Canine and Feline Cancer Treatment Options,” featuring Dr. Erika Krick and Dr. Nicola Mason of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital.

Where: School of Veterinary Medicine, Hill Pavilion, located at 380 S. University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

When: Lecture beginning at 10:00 AM, Saturday, March 9, 2013 and ending at 11:30 AM.

To register: Registration is required as seating is limited. This lecture is appropriate for all ages, but participants are asked to not bring their pets. To register, contact Michelle Brooks at or 215.898.1480.