OncologyPrimary care veterinarians play a crucial role in the lives of oncology patients by performing tests and general monitoring in between chemotherapy treatments and following remission.
OncologyUnderstanding the landscape of available canine cancer therapeutics allows practitioners to offer patients the full array of treatment options.
OncologyGlucocorticoids and NSAIDs can be potent primary or adjuvant treatments for a variety of cancers in veterinary medicine.
This continuing education article describes how conventional and stereotactic radiotherapy are used for definitive or palliative treatment in veterinary oncology and the importance of patient selection for these treatment options.
Aggressive surgery and other treatments, recommended to be done by a skilled veterinary surgeon and oncologist, is the best hope for prolonging the life of a cat diagnosed with FISS.
Veterinarians face multiple questions and challenges from clients whose pets have cancer, and clients appreciate veterinary guidance and the logical integration of appropriate herbs and dietary supplements with conventional therapies.
NutritionClients will have questions about popular “cancer diets,” making it critical for practitioners to understand how they might affect a patient.
In asymptomatic cases of OMM, an oral mass is often discovered by the owner or during a routine dental examination.