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Dog becomes first to survive clinical trial for one of the most deadly pet cancers - Hemangiosarcoma

2 years ago   |   By Weare the Cure

Josie, a terrier mix from Owings Mills, Md., was the first dog to survive a clinical trial at Johns Hopkins Hospital aimed at finding a treatment for hemangiosarcoma, one of the most deadly cancers for pets.
Josie was diagnosed in December 2017 with cancer in the lining of the blood vessels. Josie's owners, Wes and Heidi Robertson, took Josie to a veterinary surgeon who said she would have two days to live if he did not remove her tumors. Josie could have up to a month if he has a successful surgery, but there was an 80% chance he would have to put her down during the procedure.
“We opted...
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