Common Cancers in Pets

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Last Modified: September 17, 2012

Question

What are common types of cancer in pets?

Erika Krick, VMD, DACVIM Veterinary Medical Oncologist, University of Pennsylvania, responds:

Answer

Lymphoma is common in both dogs and cats. Other common cancers in dogs include mast cell tumors, bone cancer, hemangiosarcoma, and mammary tumors, and other common cancers in cats include squamous cell carcinoma and fibro sarcomas.

Learn more about cancer in pets.

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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