PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
VCA SouthPaws Veterinary Specialists
& Emergency Center
8500 Arlington Blvd.
Fairfax, VA 22031

Tel: (703) 752-9100
Fax: (703) 752-9200
Oncology services:
  • Medical and Surgical Oncology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • I-131 Therapy for Thyroid Tumors
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Acupuncture
  • Holistic Medicine
Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

                         Monika Jankowski, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
                         BS, University of Maryland
                         DVM, Iowa State University
                         Internship: The Animal Medical Center, NYC
                         Residency: Medical Oncology and MS, Colorado State University
                         Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Oncology
                         Special Interest/Expertise:
                         Clinical oncology, managing quality of life for cancer patients, canine osteosarcoma, pain management.


                         Melissa Paoloni, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
                         Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Oncology
                         BS, Stanford University
                         DVM, Tufts University
                         Internship: Animal Medical Center, NYC
                         Residency: Medical Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison


                          Stacy K Santoro, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
                          BS, Rutgers University
                          DVM, Iowa State University
                          Internship: Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, New Jersey
                          Residency: Kansas State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison
                          Special interests: Oral tumors in dogs and cats; canine osteosarcoma; pain management; hospice care


                          Sarah Sheafor, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
                          Medical Director, Chief of Oncology
                          BS, Michigan State University
                          DVM, Michigan State University
                          Internship: North Carolina State University
                          Residency: Ohio State University, Medical Oncology & Internal Medicine
                          Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Oncology
                          Special Interests/Expertise: Pain management, maximizing quality of life for cancer patients