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Wednesday, November 10th 6:00—7:00pm

Novel Treatments for Bladder & Prostate Cancer in Pets

Dr. Chick Weisse procedure

Novel Treatments for Bladder & Prostate Cancer in Pets

It can be frightening to hear that your pet has cancer, but there is hope. In November 2021, Dr. Chick Weisse, Head of AMC’s Interventional Radiology service, discussed the diagnosis and treatment of bladder and prostate cancer in pets. Learn how veterinarians tackle these diseases, including the cutting-edge technology that allows for a minimally invasive approach to treatment.

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About the Speaker

Dr. Chick WeisseChick Weisse, VMD, DACVS
Head of Interventional Radiology

Dr. Chick Weisse completed his small animal surgical residency training at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2002. He then pursued advanced training through a customized fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. He held dual appointments in surgery and radiology as an Assistant Professor at both the veterinary and human hospitals (UPenn) before coming to the Animal Medical Center in 2009 as staff surgeon and Head of the Interventional Radiology Service. Educational interests include expanding minimally invasive veterinary interventional radiology (IR) techniques through describing new procedures and training veterinarians. Research interests include IR techniques for non-resectable and metastatic cancers, palliative stenting for malignant obstructions, vascular anomalies such as portosystemic shunts, and stenting for tracheal collapse.




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