Canines Helping to Cure Cancer

Donate a Canine Tumor

If you are interested in donating your dog’s tumor to JAX, please follow the steps below. Please note that this is solely for research purposes and tumor donation will not impact your dog’s treatment course or outcome. Thank you for your support.

Step 1: Print out and sign the informed consent form here.
Step 2: Print out the patient form here, to be filled out by your veterinarian.
Step 3: Bring the forms to your veterinarian’s office, at least three days prior to surgery.
Step 4: Have your veterinarian contact us at tccri@jax.org to obtain a sampling kit

That’s it, thank you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does JAX accept all types of canine tumors?
A: We are currently accepting any solid tumor type. This excludes blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia.

Q: Can you cure my dog’s cancer?
A: No, our project is solely for research purposes so we can learn about how cancer forms and spreads. Our research initiative seeks to find cures in order to provide for a healthier future for both humans and dogs.

Q: Will my dog incur any painful procedures as part of the study?
A: No, the surgeon simply provides us with the tumor after it is removed during surgery.

Q: Will it cost me anything to participate in the study?
A: No.

Q: My dog does not have cancer, but I would still like to help. What can I do?
A: If you have a healthy dog or are not a pet parent, but would still like to contribute, you can donate here or contact tccri@jax.org to learn how you can help.

Q: How can I find out about the results of the study?
A: Once the research is published, we will provide a link to the publication right here on our website.

Q: I have a veterinary practice. How can I participate in the initiative?
A: Please contact tccri@jax.org to learn how you can participate.

Thank you! Please contact tccri@jax.org with any additional questions.