How many times have people suggested animals get better treatment?
A veterinarian’s life-saving story
GAINESVILLE, Fla -
Sarah Boston, DVM, DVSc, Associate professor of Surgical Oncology at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida knows her second chance at life is not a coincidence. That’s because it took her persistence and determination to fight for it.
“I found a mass in my neck and because of my experience treating thyroid cancer in dogs, I knew that it was in my thyroid and I knew that it was a new mass and I was very suspicious that it was a thyroid carcinoma,” explained Boston.
But she says it took a lot of convincing to get her doctors to believe something was actually wrong and to finally get an ultrasound showing the mass. Several doctors didn’t even think it was cancer.
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