Dr. Michael Kent with one of his patients with the linear accelerator at the Center for Companion Animal Health (CCAH) at the University of California School of Veterinary Medicine., A linear accelerator is large device that delivers beam radiation treatments for cancer patients. UC Davis has the most advanced linear accelerator anywhere in veterinary medicine. Dr. Kent serves as director of the CCAH and is responsible for directing the school’s companion animal research programs through CCAH intramural funding and program development. He is also co-director of the Comparative Cancer Center, co-program leader for the UCDMC Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Comparative Oncology Program and a professor in the school’s Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences.
Photo by Don Preisler/UCDavis
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