Last Modified: September 17, 2012
My dog is 12. Is there a certain age when there is greater risk of cancer?
Erika Krick, VMD, DACVIM Veterinary Medical Oncologist, University of Pennsylvania, responds:
Older dogs in general are at higher risk for cancer, but specific age cutoffs depend on the type of cancer.
This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire transcript from When a Beloved Pet has Cancer.
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