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Clinical Trials and Research

Clinical Trials & Research in Cancer Care


Penn Vet researchers strive to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer in animals through novel therapies that may one day offer cancer patients, canine and human alike, a viable alternative or complementary treatment to traditional therapies. Here is a list of current clinical trials in cancer care at Penn Vet.


Current Clinical Trials in Cancer Care

Below is a list of our current clinical trials in cancer care. You may search by animal and by type of cancer.

Clinical evaluation of propranolol and doxorubicin for the treatment of splenic hemangiosarcoma in the dog

In this trial, we will be evaluating Propranolol’s effect on survival time and quality of life when given in combination with the standard chemotherapy treatment.

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Comparison of the efficacy & impact on suppressor cells of CHOP vs. LOPP chemotherapy in canine T-cell lymphoma

CHOP vs. LOPP chemotherapy for T-cell Lymphoma

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Re-directed Autologous T cell Therapy for B cell lymphoma or B Cell Leukemia

Immune cells (known as T cells) are taken from the peripheral blood, stimulated, expanded and genetically modified in the laboratory to express a surface receptor that recognizes B cells

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Soft Tissue Sarcoma & Mammary Carcinoma - Photoacoustic System for Identifying Tumor Edges (PSITE)

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Study of two oral medications in treament of canine brain tumors

Evaluating safety and anti-cancer activity of oral PAC-1 used with hydroxyurea for canine meningioma

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Trial of ALVAC® IL-2 Treatment in Cats with Feline Fibrosarcoma

Clinical trial evaluating surgery in combination with immunotherapy for cats with fibrosarcoma

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Use of Near-infrared Imaging in Surgical Accuracy for Feline Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

Penn Vet is conducting a study to determine if near-infrared imaging can improve the surgeon’s ability to see cancer and cancer margins during surgery to remove feline soft tissue sarcomas.

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Penn Vet's VCIC

Penn Vet, Veterinary Clinical Investigations CenterPenn Vet’s Veterinary Clinical Investigations Center (VCIC) works with regional veterinary clinics to offer patients access to cutting-edge clinical trials. These trials can offer owners potential diagnostic and treatment options that are not available anywhere else locally or even nationally for their pet.

The VCIC provides nursing staff dedicated to helping owners and their pets navigate the course of enrolling in a clinical trial, offering them state-of-the-art care, while informing science for the benefit of future generations of pets and people alike.

Learn more about Penn Vet's VCIC...


About Cancer Research at Penn Vet

Ms12 in tumorFaculty and clinicians at Penn Vet are actively engaged in groundbreaking research in cancer care. From developing an immunotherapeutic treatment for canine osteosarcoma to genetic rewiring, we are leaders in innovative approaches to treating cancer. Some of our faculty's results are now being used in human clinical trials.  Learn about the range of basic and translational research taking place in cancer at Penn Vet.