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:

Joanne Intile, DVM, MS
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)

                      DVM: Cornell University
                      Internship: Long Island Veterinary Specialists
                      Residency: Cornell University

Dr. Intile received her veterinary degree from Cornell University in 2005. Following graduation she accepted a rotating
internship in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency and critical care at Long Island Veterinary Specialists before
returning to Cornell to complete a residency in medical oncology.

Dr. Intile is a board certified member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and a member of the
Veterinary Cancer Society, the AVMA, and Phi Zeta, the National Veterinary Honor Society. During residency, she was
also awarded the Robert S. Brodey Memorial Award for outstanding clinical research project in oncology at the 27th
Annual Conference of the Veterinary Cancer Society in 2007.

Dr. Intile has professional interests in clinical chemotherapy trials including developing novel rescue protocols for canine
lymphoma, the use of Vitamin D for anti-cancer therapy, and hospice care/pain relief for cancer patients.

Outside of work Dr. Intile shares her home with 2 cats and a dog, and enjoys running (she ran the NYC marathon in
2008), tennis, writing, wine-tasting and traveling.

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