Advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer in animals.

Resident Research Grant

The VCS-Gordon Theilen Resident Research Grant program provides grant opportunities for residents participating in AVMA-approved training programs.


VCS provides the largest veterinary oncology conference in the world every fall in cities around the United States.

VCS Career Center

VCS provides a comprehensive career center for those interested in veterinary oncology positions around the world.

Benefits of Memberships

Professional Development, Networking, Collaboration, Education.

VCS offers several benefits and opportunities for veterinary professionals that will enhance your professional career. Whether it’s our world-renowned conferences, both in person and on demand, our online webinars, or opportunities to engage with other veterinary oncologists around the world, we bring those opportunities to you.

Joaquim Henriques with Dog
Pet Owners

Your pet has been diagnosed with cancer. Now what?

We have several resources that provide information and support regarding cancer in pets, as well as links to other organizations that may be of value to you.


Find an Oncologist

VCS encourages you to have your pet evaluated and diagnosed by a veterinarian who is board-certified in oncology, in order to get the most updated information and treatment options available. Search for a VCS member oncologist in your area.

Pet Memorials

We are proud to share many heartfelt stories from pet owners who lost their furry best friends. You will also find the list of pets who have been honored by one of our amazing members or by other friends and families. Feel free to share your story with us.

Clinical Trials

Pet owners often seek clinical trials as an option for treatment for their pet who has cancer. You will find the AVMA clinical trials database on our site allowing you to search for oncologic clinical trial in your area.