New data on canine osteosarcoma

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New data on canine osteosarcoma

In honor of National Pet Cancer Awareness Month, Nationwide pet insurance wants to help #curepetcancer with new insights on this old-dog disease.
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Nov 02, 2016
By dvm360.com staff

In a continuing effort to educate pet owners about the prevalence, detection and treatment of pet cancer, Nationwide is partnering with the Animal Cancer Foundation (ACF) to increase awareness and raise funds to fight the number one disease-related killer of dogs and cats. Last year, Nationwide received more than 75,000 pet insurance claims for cancer diagnosis and treatment in pets (a 10% increase from the year prior), making cancer-related conditions one of the most common types of medical claims.

During the month of November, Nationwide will donate $5 to the Animal Cancer Foundation, up to $30,000, for every photo, story or statistic shared on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #CurePetCancer (for further information, go here).

Let's take a closer look at recent data on osteosarcoma:

And a broader scope: