Cancer and Health Issue Contacts

Cancer Studies Support Team

These dedicated people have all been there, too. They can offer you support, information sources and mentoring should you wish your dog to participate in any or all of the on-going cancer studies.

Post to: FCR-Cancer-Support@yahoogroups.com and you will receive a reply from a team member as soon as possible, or contact one of the people listed below:

Gen Dever (coordinator) gendever@aol.com 612.251.5872
Linda Conrad FlashbackFCR@gmail.com 612.385.5334
Lynn Langbecker richlynn@sbcglobal.net 972.442.3106
Maggie Minkiewicz maggiemink03@yahoo.com 770.532.0942
Penny Woodward darkwaterfcr@gmail.com 540.414.4305

Cancer Study Contacts

Note: contact information is also available with the information on each study and with the vet instructions for each study.  

Breen & Modiano Study of Hemangiosarcoma, Lymphoma and Osteosarcoma

Dr. Matthew Breen
Soft Tissue Sarcoma Project
Breen Lab
NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine
CVM Research Building, Room 330
1060 Willilam Moore Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone. 919-513-1467(office)/-1466 (lab)
Fax: 919-513-7301
Email: info@breenlab.org
Download the
Veterinarian Instructions

(PDF)

Malignant Histiocytosis in the Flat Coated Retriever

For Dr. Elaine Ostrander's study, contact:
Gretchen Carpintero
Samples Manager, Ostrander Lab
CGB/NHGRI/NIH
50 South Drive , MSC 8000
Bldg. 50, Room 5347
Bethesda , MD 20892-8000
Phone: 301-451-9390
Fax: 301-594-0023
E-mail:dog_genome@mail.nih.gov
Download the
Veterinarian Instructions

(PDF)

Sharon Meyers Health Committee

Administers the Flat-Coated Retriever Health Database and oversees some of the studies funded by the Flat-Coated Retriever Foundation.  

Contacts:  

Frances Powrie (Chair)
franpowrie@verizon.net

Ingrid Sarelius, Cancer Committee Chair
isarelius@rochester.rr.com

Monica Stephens, Health Clearinghouse Coordinator
WestwindRetrievers@gmail.com

Vicky Nickerson, Animal Health Trust Liason
seleya8@aol.com

Lamora Cole
CRSRGL@HAL-PC.ORG

Sophia Fanous
affinityfcr@shaw.ca

Mary Young
youngmwf@aol.com