Oncology

Feline oncology — expert care

Does your cat have cancer?

Call Animal Emergency & Specialty Center to schedule an appointment with our extraordinary team.

Knoxville: 865.693.4440 • Chattanooga: 423.822.8304

Oncology

Feline oncology — expert care

A diagnosis of cancer can be disheartening and distressing. Specialty Director Jeff Phillips, our board-certified oncologist, and his incredible oncology team are here to provide hope and comfort along with the most innovative treatments in chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy.

When you need to know the best plan for your cat with cancer, our team partners with you and your family veterinarian to create an affordable, goal-based treatment plan.

As a specialty center, we have tremendous resources at our disposal to fight feline cancer, including:

  • Treatments available through our clinical trials not available elsewhere
  • Board-certified surgeons with oncologic experience
  • Advanced diagnostics to fully assess your cat’s condition, including CT scan, ultrasound, and endoscopy
  • 24-hour care in our ICU
  • A truly compassionate oncology team
  • Unique therapies including radiation therapy, immunotherapy, and hyperthermia

Our entire team is invested in the best care for your cat, care that maintains his or her quality of life for as much and as long as possible. Let’s see what we can do.

Dr. Jeff Phillips at AESC

  • I cannot day enough wonderful words about this place. We had to go twice, this past weekend being our first overnight stay. Nothing was done that shouldn’t have been or the team felt was unnecessary. My kitty is stable and is going to be around for a few more.

    Jamie F Cat Owner
  • Thank you to Animal Emergency & Specialty Center for your excellent care of our cat, Alex. You took great care of Alex during his radioactive iodine treatment.

    Pamela W Cat Owner

Call us today!

Knoxville: 865.693.4440 • Chattanooga: 423.822.8304

What We Do

The oncology service at Animal Emergency & Specialty Center is completely dedicated to the welfare of cats suffering from cancer. We employ advanced diagnostics and the most responsive and innovative therapies to advance the health and quality of life of our feline cancer patients, offering hope to those so devoted to their well-being. Common feline cancers we treat include:

  • Feline Lymphoma
  • Skin Cancer in Cats
  • Mammary Gland Tumors in Cats
  • Fibrosarcoma
  • Soft-tissue sarcoma
  • Cat Thyroid Adenomas and Carcinomas
  • And more
Chemotherapy for Cats
Chemotherapy for Cats
Chemotherapy for Cats
Chemotherapy is a primary treatment option for cats with some types of cancer such as lymphoma and leukemia. It is also effective as an additive treatment to slow down or prevent the spread of other cancers. Call to speak with our specialists today to see what treatment is best for your cat's cancer.
I-131 Therapy
I-131 Therapy
I-131 Therapy
Animal Emergency & Specialty Center is home to the Cures for Cats Thyroid Treatment Center offering I-131 therapy for the treatment and cure of feline hyperthyroidism. Only I-131 therapy gives you the chance to cure your cat's hyperthyroidism. Can to schedule your cat's stay in our luxury condos today.
Radiation and Hyperthermia Therapies
Radiation and Hyperthermia Therapies
Radiation and Hyperthermia Therapies
Radiation Therapy. Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is proud to be one of only six animal centers nationwide with a revolutionary radiation technology that directly pinpoints cancerous tumors and cells in cats. This therapy dramatically increases accuracy, reducing the number of treatments and reducing toxicity to healthy tissue surrounding the tumor. Hyperthermia Therapy. The well-known power of heat is utilized to treat cancer and its related pain by using this NEW technology EXCLUSIVE to AESC. Contact Dr. Phillips for more information.

How We Do It

Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is proud to be the premier cancer treatment center for cats in eastern Tennessee. Specialty Director Jeff Phillips is a renowned oncologist offering novel therapies for the treatment of cancer in cats, therapies not available elsewhere in our region. AESC is home to the Cures for Cats Thyroid Treatment Center for the treatment of feline hyperthyroidism secondary to thyroid tumors and cancers. Dr. Phillips’ expertise and innovation, combined with a stellar, compassionate support team and the resources of AESC make us your best choice for cat cancer treatment. Call for a consultation today.

New clients: what to expect

  1. Have your veterinarian schedule a consultation for your cat
  2. Your cat will be assessed in consultation with our oncologist
  3. The veterinary oncologist will discuss a treatment and diagnostic plan.
  4. You’ll be given an estimate for treatment.
Click here for new client forms and more info about AESC

Veterinarians: how to refer

Please call our referral coordinator to let us know you have a patient in need of a surgical consultation. Send a referral form and the patient’s record via fax or email or with your client. Thank you for your referral.

Click here for more info about referring patients to AESC

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Knoxville:

865.693.4440

• Chattanooga:

423.822.8304

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Does your cat need an oncology consultation?

Call Animal Emergency & Specialty Center to schedule an appointment with one of our board-certified specialists.

Knoxville: 865.693.4440 • Chattanooga: 423.822.8304