Along with the standard treatment options for dogs diagnosed with cancer, there may be clinical trials available.
See: The Veterinary Cancer Society's Clinical Trials website at http://www.vetcancersociety.org/pet-owners/clinical-trials/ for links and information.
The searchable Clinical Trials Database for Cancer in Pet Animals outlines the purpose of the study, patient entry criteria, the responsibilities of the pet owners, and any financial incentives that may apply.
Search function sort by university, tumor type, species (including dogs) | trial details - inclusion/exclusion criteria, contacts are available.
"This site is sponsored by the Veterinary Cancer Society (VCS) and was originally created by the Veterinary Cooperative Oncology Group (VCOG). VCS represents a group of board-certified veterinary oncologists and associated specialists assembled to promote high quality veterinary oncology.
VCOG promotes collaborative investigations through the establishment of common goals and end points for the purpose of benefiting both animals and people affected by cancer.
This site was designed for use by everyone who participates in the treatment of pet animals with cancer, including pet owners, general practice veterinarians, and oncologists and other stakeholders."
Clinical Trial focus (listed as of 6/21/2016)
Anal Sac Adenocarcinoma
Any Tumor Type
Brain or spinal tumor
Mast Cell Tumor
Multiple Tumor Types
Other Related Symptom
Other Unlisted Tumor
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Colorado State University
Comparative Oncology Trials Consortium
Michigan State University
New England Veterinary Oncology Group
North Carolina State University
Ohio State University
Texas A and M University
University of California-Davis
University of Georgia
University of Illinois
University of Minnesota
University of Missouri
University of Pennsylvania
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Veterinary Oncology and Hematology Center
Veterinary Oncology Services - NY
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Blacksburg)
Washington State University
Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon Saskatchewan