Diagnosis & Treatment Options

Articles covering biopsy, and treatment options including chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.
Symptoms of Cancer in Pets and Common Terminology
Reviews the common symptoms of cancer in pets and includes a glossary of terminology used in cancer care.
Evaluating Lumps, Bumps, and Swellings in Veterinary Medicine
This article discusses fine needle aspiration and biopsy to evaluate a mass in a companion animal.
Veterinary Surgery and Cancer Treatment
General discussion of surgery used to treat cancer in companion animals.
Limb Sparing in Dogs
"Limb sparing" (also known as "limb salvage") is a surgical procedure that provides an alternative to amputation in selected dogs being treated for bone tumors.
Chemotherapy in Veterinary Medicine
Knowing how anti-cancer chemotherapy drugs work and what to expect from the treatments can help pet owners decide on whether such therapy is appropriate for their pets.
Veterinary Radiation Therapy Information
An introduction to radiation therapy used to treat companion animals.
Veterinary Palliative Radiation Therapy
An introduction to palliative radiation therapy, which can be used to control the symptoms associated with localized tumors that cannot be treated by other methods .

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