Small Animal Oncology - Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in College Station, Texas Small Animal Oncology - Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Small Animal Oncology

For small animal appointments call (979) 845-2351 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Emergencies accepted 24 hours a day
Oncology

The Oncology service provides cutting-edge, comprehensive cancer care that is tailored to every patient's individual needs. We are the only veterinary hospital in Texas to offer an integrated oncology service with medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists working closely together in one location.

We use a team approach to our patient's care by collaborating with other in-house services like anesthesia and critical care specialists to give our patients the best possible treatment plan.

Our patients also benefit from our ongoing clinical trials focused on promising new treatments.

 

 

 

 

Our Team

 

Claudia L. Barton

Claudia L. Barton, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine & Oncology)

Professor

Dr. Claudia L. Barton received her DVM from the University of Missouri. She completed a clinical pathology residency at Texas A&M University and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of oncology and internal medicine. Dr. Barton's major interest and expertise is in diagnostic cytology of tumors in animals.

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Heather M. Wilson-Robles

Heather M. Wilson-Robles, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Assistant Professor

Dr. Heather M. Wilson-Robles received her DVM from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Wilson-Robles then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center and a residency in medical oncology at the University of Wisconsin. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of oncology. Her research and clinical interests include cancer stem cells, osteosarcoma, and clinical trials.

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Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens

Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens, BVSc, DipECVS

Assistant Professor

Dr. Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens received is veterinary degree at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He completed a general rotating internship and a surgical residency at the University of Liverpool. After his residency, Dr. Wustefeld-Janssens completed a fellowship in surgical oncology at Colorado State University. Dr. Wustefeld-Janssens is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and is one of two fellowship trained surgical oncologists in Texas.

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Michael A Deveau

Michael A. Deveau, DVM, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Michael Deveau received his DVM from Kansas State University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in the specialty of radiation oncology. His special interests include functional imaging and personalized dose prescriptions.

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Kenita S. Rogers

Kenita S. Rogers, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Internal Medicine & Oncology)

Associate Dean for Professional Programs

Dr. Kenita Rogers received her Bachelor of Science in Animal and Veterinary Science at West Virginia University and her DVM degree from Louisiana State University. She completed a rotating internship at the University of Georgia and an internal medicine residency at Texas A&M University. Dr. Kenita received her Master's degree from Texas A&M University and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Medicine in the specialties of internal medicine as well as oncology. Her special interests include clinical oncology, cytology, student mentorship, curricular change, and outcomes assessment.

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Amanda Brehm

Amanda Brehm, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Brehm received her DVM from the University of Missouri. She completed a small animal rotating internship at IndyVet Emergency and Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis, followed by an internship in oncology at Auburn University. Her special interests include molecular diagnostics, bone tumors and hematopoietic neoplasia.
Kristin Armstrong

Kristin Armstrong, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Armstrong received her DVM from the University of Missouri. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Texas A&M University before starting her residency in Oncology. Her special interests include hemangiosarcoma, tumors of the oral cavity, and diagnostic cytology.

Carissa Wood

Carrissa Wood, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Carissa Wood received her DVM from the University of Missouri. She completed a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center of Westbury on Long Island, followed by a specialty oncology internship at the Animal Cancer Care Center in South Florida.  Her scholarly interest include feline specific tumor behavior, the molecular pathways of metastatic disease, as well as zoo and wildlife neoplasia.

Jaci P Christensen

Jaci P. Christensen, BS, LVT

Veterinary Technician

Jaci Christensen graduated with an Associate's degree in applied science from McLennan Community College's veterinary technician program before receiving her BS in Veterinary Technology.  Her days consist of client interaction, chemotherapy administration, patient care, and the instruction veterinary students that come through the oncology rotation.

Linda Rojas Knight

Linda Rojas Knight, LVT

Veterinary Technician

Linda Rojas received her Associate's degree in veterinary technology from Lone Star College. She worked in a private referral surgery practice in Houston before joining Texas A&M as a radiation therapist.

Liz Wood

Liz Wood, LVT

Veterinary Technician

Liz Wood graduated with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science from the Veterinary Technician Program at Palo Alto College in San Antonio, Texas. Liz's clinical responsibilities include communication and interaction with clients, patient care, chemotherapy administration, and technical skill instruction for veterinary students. She is especially interested in the care of cancer patients at home as well as in the hospital.

Jill Jarvis

Jill Jarvis, BS

Veterinary Technician

Jill Jarvis received her B.S. in wildlife and fisheries sciences from Texas A&M University. She has worked on conservation and recovery projects for endangered species. She has previous experience working in small animal emergency and critical care. Jill's clinical responsibilities include overseeing clinical trials, chemotherapy administration, and client communication.

Julio Peraza

Julio Peraza

Veterinary Technician

Julio began his career as a veterinary technician in a small animal, exotics and wildlife practice in Southern California. He transitioned to specialty medicine. and currently specializes radiology.

Rachel Ortego

Rachel Ortego

Client Liaison

Rachel received her bachelor's degree in English from Louisiana State University. Her favorite part about being a client liaison is getting to meet new people and animals daily.