Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Michele A.  Keyerleber

Oncology

Education

  • BS - Duke University - 2004
  • DVM - Cornell University - 2008

Board Certification

  • DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
  1. Sones E, Smith A, Schleis S, Brawner W, Almond G, Taylor K, Haney S, Wypij J, Keyerleber M, Arther J, Hamilton T, Lawrence J, Gieger T, Sellon R, and Wright Z. Survival times for canine intranasal sarcomas treated with radiation therapy: 86 cases (1996-2011). Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2013, 54(2): 194-201.
  2. Keyerleber MA, McEntee MC, Farrelly J, and Podgorsak M. Completeness of Reporting of Radiation Therapy Planning, Dose, and Delivery in Veterinary Radiation Oncology Manuscripts from 2005 to 2010. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2012, 53(2): 221-230.

  3. Keyerleber MA, Geiger TL, Erb HN, Thompson MS, and McEntee MC. 3D Conformal Treatment Planning versus Nongraphic Treatment Planning for Apocrine Gland Adenocarcinoma of the Anal Sac in Dogs: 18 Cases (2002-2007). Veterinary and Comparative Oncology. 2012, 10(4): 237-245.

  4. Wang X., Chakrapani H, Madine JW, Keyerleber MA, and RA Widenhoefer. Cyclization/Hydrosilylation of Functionalized Diynes Catalyzed by Cationic Platinum Complexes Containing Bidentate Nitrogen Ligands. J Org Chem. 2002, 67(9): 2778-2788.

Selected Research Projects

  • 3D Conformal Definitive Radiation Therapy for Canine Meningiomas

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Lymphoma, osteosarcoma, transitional cell carcinoma, prostatic cancer, hemangiosarcoma, mammary (breast) cancer, squamous cell carcinoma in cats

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Oncology and Cancer Research and Clinical Trials
  • Development of radiation treatment protocols for neoplasia in dogs and cats, brain tumors, palliative radiation therapy.

Major Specialized Equipment

  • Siemens Primus Linear Accelerator
  • Strontium-90 Plesiotherapy