Texas A&M Vet School Opens New Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has a new place to treat cancer in animals.

Saturday morning the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center held an open house for the public.

With cutting edge technology veterinarians can give anesthesia and treat cancer in animals of all shapes and sizes.

"This is a magnificent facility that was a dream not very long ago and now it's a reality and it offers arguably the most extensive the most highly technologically available equipment and facility that there are in the world today," said Eleanor Green, D.V.M., Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M.

"We want to take patient care, the care of the dogs and cats and horses and cows and all the other animals that come to Texas A&M we want to take their care to a new level and to do things that have never been done so they can get healthy again and be back home with their loved ones," said Jay Griffin, D.V.M., Assistant Professor of Radiology with the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biological Sciences.

The $11 million facility was financed by donors and within the college itself.

There was also a Beat the Hell Outta Cancer Walk and Run Saturday morning for pets and their owners.

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