Staging Cancer: Digging Deeper Than the Diagnosis
Having a deeper understanding of the staging process can help the veterinary nursing staff feel more comfortable facing questions from clients and anticipating the doctor’s needs.
Multiple Myeloma in a CatThis rare oncologic malignancy is difficult to treat and thus has a high mortality rate.
Working to Cure Cancer in Animals
Veterinary oncology research strives to advance the diagnosis and treatment of cancer in dogs, cats, and other species.
Clinical Trial Tests Universal Vaccine Against Canine Cancer
The Vaccination Against Canine Cancer Study will evaluate a vaccine strategy for the prevention of cancer in dogs.
Strange Bedfellows: Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements and Hypothyroidism Both Linked to Decreased Risk of T-zone Lymphoma in Dogs
Dogs that receive omega-3 fatty acid supplements or have hypothyroidism may be less likely to develop T-zone lymphoma (TZL), according to researchers at Colorado State University, who studied associations of environment and health history of the disease among golden retrievers.
Canine Digit Osteosarcoma Results in Toe Amputation
A dog’s digits are amputated for reasons ranging from osteomyelitis to benign masses to SCC and melanoma.
Mast Cell Tumor that Causes Skin Cancer in Dogs Breakthrough?
Could the results of a unique new study that looked at mast cell tumors — which cause a common skin cancer in dogs — lead to drugs that could someday cure the disease?
Chemotherapy-Induced Side Effects in Pets: Prevention and Treatment
Although the goal of chemotherapy in veterinary patients is to extend the life of the patient without the harsh side effects seen in human oncology patients, side effects still occur regardless of the precautions taken.
Clinical Progress of Lingual Hemangiosarcoma in a Cat
This case report describes the symptoms, signs, diagnosis, and follow-up of a feline patient with an uncommon oral tumor.