The Heron Hot Sheet – September 2020

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Oncology 5 days per week

Two board-certified Oncologists available to decrease wait times for your clients
Most referrals seen within 1-2 weeks of referral

*Urgent and emergent cases will be prioritized

  • We aim to educate your clients on the cancer treatment process with the goal of bringing them hope and peace of mind.
  • We’re not just focused on more days for your patients, we’re focused on more good days for both the pets and owners.
  • An optimized, customized chemotherapy treatment plan is tailored to each pet by a Board-certified Oncologist.

How can an Oncologist help your clients?

  • Individualized chemotherapy protocols
  • Pharmacokinetic-based dosing of chemotherapy
  • Immunological and biological treatments
    • Palladia
    • Merial Melanoma Vaccine
  • Consults for appropriateness of surgery and/or radiation
  • Nutritional support
  • Pain management
  • Palliative care
  • 24-hour emergency care

What kinds of cases might benefit from a referral to Oncology?

  • Lymphoma/Leukemia
  • Mast cell tumor
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Transitional cell carcinoma
  • Anal sac/perianal tumors
  • Hemangiosarcoma
  • Melanoma
  • Any type of type of cancer
  • Undiagnosed masses/tumors

Meet our Oncologists

“To our veterinary colleagues, my commitment is to be available so you can get me on the phone to discuss a mutual case – or even a potential case- with respect and collaboration.”
Dr. Sarah Charney






“To our partner veterinarians, my commitment is be your partner; to keep the lines of communication open and to address the care of your patient together as a team.”
Dr. Chamisa Herrera

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