BVSC+ Oncology
BVSC has a comprehensive trilogy of oncology services with surgical, medical and radiation oncology.
BVSC+ Oncology
At the forefront of oncology treatments and home of the Australian Animal Cancer Foundation
BVSC+ Radiation Oncology
BVSC has a comprehensive trilogy of oncology services with surgical, medical and radiation oncology
BVSC+ Oncology
BVSC has a comprehensive trilogy of oncology services with surgical, medical and radiation oncology

+ PUBLICATIONS

1. Transposition of the great arteries in a cat.

Straw RC, Aronson EF, McCaw DL:  J Am Vet Med Assoc 1985;187:634-636.

2. Idiopathic hematuria of unilateral renal origin in a dog. 

Hitt ME, Straw RC, Lattimer JC, Shaw DP et al:  J Am Vet Med Assoc 1985;187:1371-1373. 

3. Use of radiation for the treatment of intranasal tumors in cats: six cases (1980-1985).

Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Gillette EL, McChesney AE: J Am Vet Med Assoc 189:927-929, 1986. 

4. Contamination with skin bacteria during orthopedic and neurosurgical procedures in dogs. 

Straw RC, Tomlinson JL, Fales WH: Vet Surg 16:25-30, 1987. 

5. Jamshidi needle biopsy for diagnosis of bone lesions in small animals. 

Powers BE, LaRue SM, Withrow SJ, Straw RC et al:  J Am Vet Med Assoc 193:205-210, 1988. 

5. Radiographic Bone Surveys.

Straw RC, Cook NL, LaRue SM, Withrow SJ, Wrigley RH.  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 Dec 1;195(11):1458.

 

 

7. Prognosis for the treatment of tumors.

Curtis CR, Straw RC.  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1989 Feb 1;194(3):324-5. 

8. Multilobular osteochondrosarcoma of the canine skull: sixteen cases (1978-1988). 

Straw RC, LeCouteur RA, Powers BE, Withrow SJ: J Am Vet Med Assoc 195:1764-1769, 1989.  

9.  Resection of the nasal planum in nine cats and five dogs. 

Withrow SJ, Straw RC:  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 26:219-222, 1990.

10. Limb sparing treatment for osteosarcoma in dogs.

LaRue SM, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Wrigley RH, Gillette EL, Schwarz PD, Straw RC, Richter SL LaRue SM, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Wrigley RH, Gillette EL, Schwarz PD, Straw RC, Richter SL .  J Am Vet Med Assoc 195:1734-1744, 1989.

11.  Radiotherapy prior to cortical allograft limb sparing in dogs with osteosarcoma: A dose response assay. 

Thrall DE, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Straw RC et al: Int J Rad Onc Biol Phys 18:1354-1357, 1990.  

 12. Amputation and cisplatin for treatment of canine osteosarcoma.  

Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Richter SL et al:  J Vet Int Med, 5:205-210, 1991.

13. Primary osteosarcoma of the ulna in 12 dogs.

Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Powers BE: Primary osteosarcoma of the ulna in 12 dogs.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 27:323-326, 1991

14.  Comparative aspects of osteosarcoma: dog vs. man.

Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Straw RC, Wilkins RM:   Clin Orthop Rel Res, 270:159-167, 1991.

15.  Percent tumor necrosis as a predictor of treatment response in canine osteosarcoma. 

Powers BE, Withrow SJ, Thrall DE, Straw RC, et al:  Cancer, 67:126-134, 1991.Powers BE, Withrow SJ, Thrall DE, Straw RC, et al:  Cancer, 67:126-134, 1991.

 


16. Toxicosis associated with the administration of mitoxantrone to dogs with malignant tumors. 

Ogilvie GK, Obradovich JE, Elmslie RE, Vail DM, Moore AS, Curtis CR, Straw RC, et al:  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 198:1613-1617, 1991.

17. Efficacy of mitoxantrone against various neoplasms in dogs.

Ogilvie GK, Obradovich JE, Elmslie RE, Vail DM, Moore AS, Straw RC, et al: Efficacy of mitoxantrone against various neoplasms in dogs.  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 198: 1618-1621, 1991.

18. Prevalence of nephrotoxicity associated with a short-term saline diuresis protocol for the administration of cisplatin to dogs with malignant tumors: 61 cases (1987-1989).

Ogilvie GK, Straw RC, Powers BE, Cooper MF, Withrow SJ.  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 199:613-616, 1991.

19. The effect of intramedullary polymethylmethacrylate on healing of intercalary cortical allografts in a canine model. 

Straw RC, Powers BE, Withrow SJ, Cooper MF, Turner AS.  J Orthop Res, 10:434-439, 1992.

20.  Retrospective study of 26 primary tumors of the osseous thoracic wall in dogs.

The Veterinary Cooperative Group: Montgomery RD, Henderson RA, Powers RD, Withrow SJ, Straw RC et al.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 29: 68-72, 1993.

21.  Partial or total hemipelvectomy in the management of sarcomas in seven dogs and two cats. 

Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Powers BE. Vet Surg, 21:183-188, 1992.

22. Partial maxillary resection as a treatment of oral cancer in 61 dogs. 

Schwarz PD, Withrow SJ, Curtis CR, Straw RC, Powers BE.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 27:617-624, 1991.

23. Mandibular resection as a treatment of oral cancer in 81 dogs.

Schwarz PD, Withrow SJ, Curtis CR, Straw RC, Powers BE.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 27:601-610, 1991.

24. Tumor necrosis following radiation therapy and/or chemotherapy for canine osteosarcoma.

Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Straw RC, et al.   Chir Organi Mov 1990;75(1 Suppl):29-31.

25. Toxicosis and efficacy associated with the administration of mitoxantrone to cats with malignant tumors.  

Ogilvie GK, Moore AS, Obradovich JE, Elsmlie RE, Vail DM, Straw RC, Salmon MD, Klein MK, Atwater SW, Ciekot PA, LaRue SM, Peaston A, Withrow SJ. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 202:1839-1844, 1993.

26. Comparison of DNA aneuploidy of primary and metastatic spontaneous canine osteosarcomas. 

Fox MH, Armstrong LW, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, LaRue SM, Straw RC, Gillette EL.  Cancer Research 1990;50:6176-6178.

27. Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue in 10 dogs. 

Carpenter LG, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Ogilvie GK, Schwarz PD, Straw RC, LaRue SM, Berg RJ.   J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 29:17-24, 1993.

28. Prognosis for dogs with appendicular osteosarcoma treated by amputation alone: 162 cases (1978-1988).

Spodnick GJ, Berg RJ, Rand WM, Shelling SH, Couto G, Harvey J, Henderson RA, MacEwen G, Mauldin N, McCaw DL, Moore AS, Morrison W, Norris AM, Obradovich J, O'Keefe DA, Page R, Ruslander D, Klausner J, Straw RC, Thompson JP, Withrow SJ. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 1992;200:995-999.

29. Prevalence of nephrotoxicosis associated with four-hour saline solution diuresis protocol for the administration of cisplatin to dogs with naturally developing neoplasms.

Ogilvie GK, Straw RC, Jameson VJ, Walters LM, Lafferty M, Powers BE, Henkel SE, Withrow SJ.  J Amer Vet Med Assoc 202:1845-1848, 1993.

30. Evaluation of single-agent chemotherapy for treatment of clinically evident osteosarcoma metastases in dogs: (1987-1991).

Ogilvie GK, Straw RC, Jameson VJ, Walters LM, Lafferty MH, Powers BE, Withrow SJ.  Amer Vet Med Assoc, 1993;202:304-306.

 31. The effects of cis-diamminedichloroplatinum II released from D,L-polylactic acid implanted adjacent to cortical allografts in dogs.

Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Douple EB, Brekke JH, Cooper MF, Schwarz PD, Greco DS, Powers BE.  J Orthop Res, 1995;12:871-877.

 32. Resection of pulmonary metastases in canine osteosarcoma: 36 cases (1983-1992).

O'Brien MG, Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Jameson VJ, Lafferty M, Ogilvie GK, LaRue SM. Vet Surg, 1993;22:105-109. 

33. Evaluation of the osteoinductive capacity of canine demineralized bone matrix in heterotopic muscle sites of athymic rats. 

Forell EB, Straw RC, Powers BE, Johnson J, Cooper MF, Lowry J, Withrow SJ. Vet Comp Ortho Traum, 1993;6:21-28.

 34. Bone morphogenetic proteins and bone derived growth factors.

Forell EB, Straw RC.  Vet Comp Ortho Traum, 1993;6:166-171.

35. Infiltrative lipoma in dogs: 16 cases (1981-1992).

Bergman PJ, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, Powers BE.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 1994;205:322-324.

36. Canine thymoma: 23 cases (1988-1991).

Atwater SW, Powers BE, Park RD, Straw RC, Ogilvie GK, Withrow SJ.  J Am Vet Med Assoc, 1994;205:1007-1013.

37. Intra-arterial cisplatin with or without radiation in limb sparing for canine osteosarcoma.

Withrow SJ, Thrall DE, Straw RC, Powers BE, Wrigley RH, LaRue SM, Page RL, Deyoung DJ, Richter SL, Jameson VJ, George SL, Dodge R, Gillette EL, Douple EB. Cancer 1993;71:2484-2490.

 38. Recent advances in the treatment of canine appendicular osteosarcoma.

O'Brien MG, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. Compend Prac Vet 1993;7:939-946.

 39. Partial and total scapulectomy in the dog.

Kirpensteijn J, Straw RC, Pardo AD, Adams WH, Withrow SJ, Calhoon CS. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1994;30:313-319.

40. Histologically low grade, yet biologically high grade, fibrosarcomas of the mandible and maxilla in dogs: 25 cases (1982-1991).

Ciekot PA, Powers, BE, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, Ogilvie GK, LaRue SMJ Am Vet Med Assoc 1994;4:610-615.

41. The impact of heterogeneity in the predictive value of kinetic parameters in canine osteosarcoma.

LaRue SM, Fox MH, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, Powers BE, Cote‚ IM, Armstrong LH, Gillette EL. Cancer Res 54:3916-3921, 1994.

42. Combined resection of the nasal planum and premaxilla in three dogs.

Kirpensteijn J, Withrow SJ, Straw RC.  Vet Surg 23:341-346, 1994.

43. Primary osteosarcoma distal to the antebracheocarpal and tarsocrural joints in dogs (1980-1992).

Gamblin RM, Straw RC, Powers BE, Park RD, Bunge MM, Withrow SJ. J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 1995;31:86-91.

44. Amputation and carboplatin for treatment of dogs with osteosarcoma: 48 cases (1991-1993).

Bergman PJ, MacEwen EG, Kurzman ID, Henry CJ, Hammer AS, Knapp DW, Hale A, Kruth SA, Klein MK, Klausner J, Norris AM, McCaw D, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. J Vet Int Med, 1996

45. Primary rib tumors in 54 dogs.

Pirkey-Ehrhart N, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, Ehrhart E, Page RL, Hottinger HL, Hahn KA, Morrison WB, Albrecht MR, Hedlund CS, Hammer AS, Holmberg DL, Moore AS, King RR, Klausner JS. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1995;31:65-69.

46. Treatment of thyroid carcinoma in dogs by surgical resection alone: 20 cases (1981-1989)

Klein MK, Powers BE, Withrow SJ, Curtis CR, Straw RC, Ogilvie GK, Dickinson KL, Cooper MF, Baier M. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1995 Apr 1;206(7):1007-9.

47. Canine mandibular osteosarcoma: 51 cases, (1980-1992).

Straw RC, Powers BE, Klausner J, Henderson RA, Morrison WB, McCaw DL, Harvey HJ, Jacobs, RM, Berg, RJ.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 1996.

48. Total and partial orbitectomy for the treatment of periorbital tumors in 24 dogs and 6 cats. 

O’Brien MG, Withrow SJ, Straw, RC, Powers BE, Kirpensteijn, J.  Vet Surg, 1996O’Brien MG, Withrow SJ, Straw, RC, Powers BE, Kirpensteijn, J.  Vet Surg, 1996.

49. Feline Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Nasal Planum and the Pinnae: 61 Cases.

Lana SE, Ogilvie GK, Withrow SJ, Straw, RC, Rogers KS,  J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 1997; 33: 329-332.

50. Digital pad transposition for replacement of the metacarpal or metatarsal pad in dogs.

Olsen D, Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Basher AWP. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 1997;33:337-341.

51. Adjuvant Chemotherapy Using Cisplatin by Subcutaneous Administration. 

Dernell WS, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, Lafferty MH. In Vivo 1997; 11:345-350.

 52. Prognostic factors for surgical treatment of soft-tissue sarcomas in dogs: 75 cases (1986-1996).

Kuntz C, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Devitt C, Straw RC, Withrow SJ.  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1997 Nov 1;211(9):1147-51

 53. Multilobular Osteochondrosarcoma in 39 Dogs: 1979-1993.

Dernell WS, Straw RC, Cooper MF, Powers BE, LaRue SM, Withrow SJ.  J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 1998;34:11-18.

54.  Outcome Following Treatment of Vertebral Tumors in 20 Dogs (1986-1995).

Kuntz CA, Asselin TL, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. Vet Surg 1998;27:417-422.

 

55. Intracavity Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs Using Cisplatin in a Biodegradable Polymer. 

Dernell WS, Withrow SJ, Straw RC, et al.  Anticancer Research 1997;17:4499-4506.

56. Limb Salvage Surgery for Osteosarcoma of the Proximal Humerus: Outcome in 17 Dogs.

Kuntz CA, Asselin TL, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. Vet Surg 1998;27:417-422.

57. Comparison of Cemented and Non-cemented Allografts in Dogs with Osteosarcoma.

Kirpensteijn J, Steinheimer D, Park RD, Powers BE, Straw RC, Endenburg N, Withrow SJ. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 1998; 11: 178-84.

58. Apparent interaction of dimethyl sulfoxide with cisplatin released from polymer delivery devices injected subcutaneously in dogs.

Dernell WS, Straw RC, Withrow SJ, Powers BE, Fujita SM, Yewey GS, Joseph KF, Dunn RL, Whitman SL, Southard GL.   J Drug Target. 1998;5(5):391-6.

59. Effects of a controlled-release cisplatin delivery system used after resection of mammary carcinoma in mice. 

Ehrhart N, Dernell WS, Ehrhart EJ, Hutchinson JM, Douple EB, Brekke JH, Straw RC, Withrow SJ Am J Vet Res 1999; 60: 1347-1351.

60. Combined Dorsolateral and Intraoral Approach for the Resection of Tumors of the Maxilla in the Dog. 

Lascelles BDX, Thomson, MJ, Dernell WS, Straw RC, Lafferty M, Withrow SJ.   J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 2003 May-Jun;39(3):294-305.

61. Transposition of the dew claw for reconstruction of carpal pad defect in a cat with soft tissue sarcoma.

Fernside S, Straw RC,   J Aust Vet J 2003;81:50-53.

62. Clinical evaluation of mitoxantrone and Piroxicam in a canine model of human invasive bladder carcinoma

Henry CJ, McCaw DL, Turnquist SE, Tyler JW, Bravo L, Sheafor S, Straw RC, Scott MA, Dernell WS, Madewell BR, Jorgenen L, Scott MA, Higginbothom L, Chun R. Clin Cancer Res. 2003 Feb 9 (2): 906-11.

63. Intra-abdominal lipoma in a dog. 

Gibbons SE, Straw RC.  J Aust Vet Pract 2003, 33:86, 86-88.

 

64. Matrix Metalloproteinase –2 and –9 Involvement in Canine Tumors.

Loukopoulos P, Mungall BA, Straw RC, Thornton JR, Robinson WF. Vet Path 2003 Jul;40(4):382-94.

 

65. Repair of Three Pathological Fractures in a dog with multiple myeloma.

Banks TA, Langova V, Straw RC.  Aust Vet Pract 2003, 33:98, 98-102.

66. Radial and Distal Humeral Osteosarcoma in 12 Dogs.

Liptak JM, Dernell WS, Straw RC, Rizzo SA, Lafferty MH, Withrow SJ. Proximal  J Amer Anim Hosp Assoc 2004;40:461-467.

67. Grafts for Joint and Limb Preservation in 17 Dogs with High-Grade Malignant Tumours of the Diaphysis. 

Liptak JM, Dernell WS, Straw RC, Jameson VJ, Lafferty MH, Rizzo SA, Withrow SJ. Intercalary Bone   Vet Surg 33:457-467, 2004.

68. Treatment of Eight Dogs with Nasal Tumours with Alternating Doses of Doxorubicin and Carboplatin in Conjunction with Oral Piroxicam.

Langova V, Mutsaers AJ, Phillips B, Straw R Aust Vet J. 82;11 Nov 2004:676-680.

69. Multilobular Osteosarcoma of the Hard Palate in a Dog.

Banks TA, Straw RC.   Aust Vet J 2004;82:409-412.

70. Biodegradable Cisplatin polymer in limb-sparing surgery for canine osteosarcoma. 

Withrow SJ, Liptak JM, Straw RC, Dernell WS, Jameson VJ, Powers BE, Johnson JL, Brekke JH, Douple EB.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2004 Jul;11(7):705-13.

71. Insulinoma and Concurrent Diabetes Mellitus in a Boxer-cross Dog.

Stenner V, Langova V, Straw R.  Aust Vet Practit 2003;33:150-154.
 

72.  Surgical Resection of Retrobulbar Infiltrative Lipomas in Two Dogs.

Langova V, Straw R, Price T. Aust Vet Practit 2004;34:6-10.

73. Chondroblastoma in the Carpus of a Cat.

Langova V, Straw R, Wilkie, Powers B.  Aust Vet Practit 2004;34:76-78.

74. Treatment of Canine Osteosarcoma with Surgery, Carboplatin, Doxorubicin and Piroxicam.

Langova V, Straw R, Mutsaers A, Thamm D.  Aust Vet Practit 2004;34:98-102.

75Soft Tissue Sarcomas in Dogs: a Study Assessing Surgical Margin with Tumour Grade and Outcome.

Banks T, Straw R, Thomson M, Powers B. Aust Vet Practit. 2004

 76. Improved Survival Associated With Postoperative Wound Infection in Dogs Treated With Limb-Salvage Surgery for Osteosarcoma.

Lascelles BDX, Dernell WS, Correa MT, Lafferty M, Devitt CM, Kuntz CA, Straw RC, Withrow SJ.Ann Surg Oncol 12(12): 1-11, 2005.

 

77. Bacterially derived 400 nm particles for encapsulation and cancer cell targeting of chemotherapeutics. Cancer cell.

MacDiramid JA, Mugridge NB, Weis JC, Phillips L, Burn AL, Paulin RP, Haasdyk JE, DicksonKA, Brahmbhatt VN, Pattison ST, Janes AC, Al Bakri G, Straw RC, Stillman B, Graham RM, Brahmbhatt H.  2007 May;11(5):431-45

 

78. Biological Behavior and Clinical Outcome of 25 Dogs with Canine Appendicular Chondrosarcoma Treated by Amputation: A Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology Retrospective Study

Farese JP, Kirpensteijn J, Kik M, Bacon NJ, Waltman, SS, Seguin B, Kent M, Liptak J, Straw RC, Chang MN, Yang J, Withrow SJ.   Vet Surg 38:914-919, 2009