Tag Archives: Radiation Oncology

Laser Therapy at AMC

A dog receiving laser therapy at the Animal Medical Center

A laser is not a thing; it is an acronym which stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. Clearly, laser is simpler. But there is nothing simple about lasers used in medicine. Lasers produce a very narrowly focused beam of light which can be very precisely aimed. Lasers also produce light restricted to

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Report from AMC’s Inaugural One Health Conference

amc one health conference

On Saturday, October 2, 2015, the Animal Medical Center hosted its inaugural One Health Conference at the Belfer Research Building of Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City. The One Health concept recognizes the health of humans, animals and the environment are inevitably intertwined. Attendees spent the rainy and windy Saturday in the comfortable Starr

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Vacuum-Assisted Positioning Device: Another Cool AMC Tool

The Animal Medical Center has all kinds of cool equipment to help make treating diseases in dogs and cats faster, safer and more successful. Today’s blog is about one of those devices, the vacuum assisted positioning device used by our radiation oncologist. The video below shows a feline patient under anesthesia and being positioned by

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