Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
VCA Veterinary Referral Associates
500 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Tel:  301-926-3300
Fax: 301-977-1308
Veterinary Oncologists:

Nancy McGuire, DVM
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

                   DVM: Iowa State University
                   Internship: Louisiana State University
                   Residency: University of Illinois

Dr. McGuire is a Board Certified Veterinary Internist who joined VCA Southern Maryland Veterinary Referral Center in
2001. Previously, she received her DVM from Iowa State University. After working in private practice for 1 year in New
Jersey, she completed an internship at Louisiana State University. During her internship, she assisted in a study on
anesthesia in Alligators and wrote a paper on anesthesia and the respiratory physiology of crocodilians. She also
published a What's Your Diagnosis in JAVMA.

Upon completion of the internship, Dr. McGuire had a 3 year residency at the University of Illinois. As a residency project,
Dr. McGuire performed a retrospective study on the frequency of occult urinary tract infections in diabetes mellitus
patients. Dr. McGuire enjoys ultrasound of the abdomen, and both bronchoscopy and GI endoscopy. She is also
interested in oncology and has many patients being treated with chemotherapy for lymphoma, osteosarcoma, and other
neoplastic conditions.

Eric Boshoven, DVM, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

Eric Boshoven, DVM, DACVR (Radiation Oncology) did his undergraduate work at the University of Arizona before an
early acceptance at Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. After graduating
in 1996, he worked in private practice in Tucson, Arizona for a year. A residency in Radiation Oncology ensued, under
the supervision of Mary K. Klien at Southwest Veterinary Oncology in Tucson. Dr. Boshoven joined VCA Veterinary
Referral Associates in December of 2002.
Oncology services include:
  • Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
   - CT, MRI, Ultrasound, Fluoroscopy
   - Nuclear Medicine
  • Biopsies and Cancer Staging
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Metronomic Therapy
  • Chemotherapy and Surgical Oncology
  • Immunotherapy
  • Palliative Treatment of Cancer Pain
  • Nutritional Support
  • Acupuncture