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  1. Dr. Gerald Post and The Veterinary Cancer Center

    NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Dr. Gerald Post , DVM, MEM, DACVIM (Oncology) is one of only two hundred board-certified veterinary oncologist in the United States. Dr. Post graduated with distinction from Cornell University in 1983 and received his DVM degree from the University of Minnesota in in 1988. In 1991, he completed a residency in Oncology at the Animal Medical Center in New York and in 1992 became a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

    Dr. Post has authored many papers and book chapters on the topics of oncology and hematology, and was recently recognized by New York magazine as one of the best veterinarians in the tri state area. Recently, Dr. Post and his colleagues authored two seminal papers significantly advancing the treatment of both B-cell lymphoma and T-cell lymphoma in dogs. Dr. Post has devoted his life to animals and always had a strong interest in small animal oncology. He truly believes that the knowledge gained through comparative oncology can be used to cure many cancers not only in animals but humans as well.

    As well as being a practicing veterinary internal physician in the tri state area he is also a principle owner of the Veterinary Cancer Center (VCC) in Norwalk, CT. This is a world class facility that specializes in the veterinary practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals. This facility is privately owned and one of the largest standalone cancer facilities. Almost every case we handle is referred to us by a family veterinarian seeking expert outside counsel. Our approach is to work with your regular veterinarian and form a team of medical experts with a common goal of extending both the quality and length of your pet’s life.

    Dr. Post has also found the Animal Cancer Foundation and is on the Board of Directors of The Riedel & Cody Fund. Both of these foundations support the prevention and possible financial support of both pets and families in need. Dr. Post is also an affiliated partner with the Cornell University Veterinary Specialist and on the scientific advisory board of both Abbott and Bayer.

    Dr. Post will be having a speaking engagement at the upcoming International Melanoma Conference in Hollywood, CA on November 8-11th. One of only a few veterinarian specialists selected to contribute at this prestigious annual meeting. In addition, Dr. Post will be speaking on October 2, 2012 @ 7:30PM at the Mark Twain Library in Redding, CT about the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals and how this translates to humans.

    Throughout his career he has offered both hope and compassion to pet owners. Whatever the diagnosis, Dr. Post will offer endless support and the best possible recommendations for your pet going forward.

  2. The Veterinary Cancer Center Wins the Moffly Media Best of the Gold Coast 2014

    Moffly Media’s Best of the Gold Coast Connecticut 2015 winners have been announced today. Thanks to the wonderful support of the community and The VCC’s clients the 2015 winner for best veterinarian hospital is once again The Veterinary Cancer Center in Norwalk, CT!

    Dr. Post, David Duchemin,Steven Bonell, Beck Malone, and Rosie Caldron will be at the Moffly Media “Winners” party on Thursday, July 23th from 6:30-9:30PM at the Hilton Stamford. Please be sure to stop by at our booth and meet our staff and have fun with the photo booth provided by the VCC! Limited tickets are still available online by clicking here and tickets will be available at the door.

    The Veterinary Cancer Center (The VCC) is the largest standalone specialized veterinary practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals. This hospital provides patients with the latest in medicine and when coupled with the staff’s expertise, it allows clients to make informed decisions about what is best for their pet. The VCC will treat your pet as if it were their own, with the utmost compassion and care. When the diagnosis is cancer, you can reach out to the VCC for expert advice and superior medicine. The VCC, providing HOPE, for a happier, longer life!

    For more information please call Steven Bonell or Jerrold Williams at 203-838-6626, 129 Glover Avenue, Norwalk, CT or email us at info@vcchope.com

  3. The Veterinary Cancer Center Joins Compassion-First Pet Hospitals

    NORWALK, CT – July 20, 2016 –The Veterinary Cancer Center (The VCC) of Norwalk, Connecticut, announced today, it is merged with the Compassion-First Pet Hospitals family of well-known veterinary hospitals.

    Located at 129 Glover Ave, in Norwalk, The VCC was founded in 1998 by Gerald Post, DVM, MEM, DACVIM (Oncology) and is the only specialized veterinary practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in animals.

    “As the only standalone veterinary hospital solely dedicated to treating cancer in animals, we are constantly seeking new alternatives to treat cancer says Dr. Gerald Post. “We have entered an age where consumer demands on medical advancements is growing. To meet these demands, we needed a partner like Compassion-First Pet Hospitals to help us take the critical next step forward to advance oncology care. Unlike veterinary consolidator Compassion First focuses on quality of medicine, client service and hospital culture first and foremost; allowing us to focus on being the best veterinary cancer center in the world.”

    Founded in 2014, Compassion-First is a collaborative family of hospitals that retain their equity, uniqueness, integrity and medical decisions. With Compassion-First, hospitals gain the benefit of working together, maximizing their resources, and are united by a common passion to put pet owners and their pets at the center of care.

    “The VCC’s commitment to advancing oncology treatment through chemotherapy, radiation therapy, immunotherapy and surgery should be established as a model of care.” Says John Payne, CEO of Compassion-First. “Our hope is to assist them in sharing their expertise with the profession. We are absolutely thrilled to have them join our family of hospitals.”

    Dr. Gerlad Post and David Duchemin, COO will continue to lead the medical and operational needs of The Veterinary Cancer Center. For more information, please visit http://theveterinarycancercenter.com

    About Compassion-First Pet Hospitals

    Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is a family of well-known and respected general, emergency and specialty veterinary hospitals across the United States. Founded in 2014 by John Payne, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is comprised of hospitals, working together through collaboration to advance veterinary medicine and increase access to multidisciplinary expertise. Compassion-First Hospitals focuses on placing pet owners and their pets at the center of care. For a list of Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, visit www.compassionfirstpets.com.