PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
Michigan State University Veterinary
Teaching Hospital
Wilson Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
http://cvm.msu.edu
Phone: (517) 432-4700
Fax:      (517) 432-6099     
                         
Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

PAULO VILAR SAAVEDRA, DVM, MS, DACVIM (ONCOLOGY)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: psaavedr@cvm.msu.edu

Veterinary Medical Center - North Building (Wings A - E)
736 Wilson RD, Room D165D
East Lansing, MI 48824

EDUCATION
DVM, University of Santiago de Compostela, 2004
MS, The Ohio State University, 2008
Diplomate , American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Oncology internship, MSU, 2011
Oncology Residency, MSU and Virginia Tech University, 2014

CLINICAL INTEREST
Comparative oncology and individualized chemotherapy treatment

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Paraneoplastic haemostatic disorders, Breed predisposition to cancer in pedigree pets, Quality of life endpoints in
oncology patients

CHRISTINE SWANSON, DVM, DACVIM
CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: malino20@cvm.msu.edu

EDUCATION
DVM, Michigan State University, 2004
Rotating Medicine and Surgery Internship, Michigan Veterinary Specialists, 2005
Oncology Residency, Michigan State University, 2007
DACVIM

SPECIAL INTEREST
Clinical: Comparative oncology and individualized chemotherapy treatment, as well as Traditional Chinese Veterinary
Medicine and its integration with Western medicine
Research: Acupuncture therapy to treat and prevent nausea
Oncology services include:
             -  MRI and Multi-Slice CT Scanner
             -  Digital Radiology
             -  Fluoroscopy
             -  Ultrasound
             -  Nuclear medicine studies
             - Pre-surgical planning for precise surgical
                intervention
             - Superior postoperative patient care including
                24-hour monitoring, critical care nursing, and
                physical rehabilitation.
             - Recommendations for acute or chronically ill
               animals.
             - Initiation, maintenance and daily monitoring of
                enteral or parenteral nutrition support for
                critically ill patients.
             - Tailored training of nutrition principles and
                techniques for veterinary staff at referral
                hospitals.