OSHR 3131 - Stories from a Career in Oncology: One Medicine, One Cancer, One Cure (Perk Series Lecture)

  • Noncredit

This course is offered through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Colorado State University. You must be a member of Osher to enroll in this course.

This presentation is filled with stories from Dr. Steve Withrow’s career in oncology at the CSU Flint Animal Cancer Center. The audience will learn what it took for an internationally prominent animal cancer center to develop. With Dr. Withrow’s wonderful humor and his passion for research in cancer, most will feel his excitement about the future of comparative oncology.

Noncredit courses do not produce academic credit nor appear on a Colorado State University academic transcript.

Instructors

Stephen Withrow

Dr. Stephen Withrow graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1972 and completed an internship and surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. Postdocturate training in surgical oncology and musculoskeletal biology occurred at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester) and Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston). He has been at CSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital since 1978. He has received numerous teaching, service and research awards, is the author of over 250 scientific articles and 1 textbook (in its 5th edition), and is also the past president of the Veterinary Cancer Society.

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