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Oncology

Mammary Carcinoma: An Interview with Dr. Annette Smith

Mammary tumors are the most common tumor in intact female dogs, occurring in approximately 25% of this population, with the risk increasing with age. However, because of the incidence of early neutering in the United States, we see fewer cases in veterinary practice…

A Cancer Diagnosis Is Not a Death Sentence

With a low tail wag, Reese slowly walked across my examination room to greet me. I could tell his cancer was taking a toll. Prior to the consultation, I had reviewed his medical record, which told me my patient was a dog with advanced metastatic cancer.

Canine Insulinoma: Diagnosis, Treatment, & Staging

Aside from a histologic confirmation of insulinoma, no currently available diagnostic test provides a definitive diagnosis of insulinoma. Existing techniques may help increase suspicion for an insulin-secreting tumor but, with most diagnostic testing, it is imperative to interpret all results in the context of the coexisting clinical signs.

Lymph Node Cytology: What Should & Should Not Be There

Kim A. Selting, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) & ACVR (Radiation Oncology) University of Missouri Lymph node cytology results can strongly influence treatment and outcome for cancer patients. In this article, Dr. Selting discusses the necessary steps for identifying and aspirating the appropriate lymph nodes and for evaluating the cytologic results. At the time of …

Fundamentals Of Surgical Oncology In Small Animals

In human surgical oncology, 60% of human patients battling cancer are cured by surgery alone.¬†Likewise, in veterinary medicine, surgery is considered the most important component of treatment in dogs and cats suffering from solid tumors because, in many cases, surgery offers the best chance for improving patients’ quality of life.

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