Articles with dog cancer

Veterinary Highlights: Stereotactic RadioSurgery For Dogs With Osteosarcoma

RadioSurgery is used instead of surgery, when traditional surgery with a scalpel blade is impossible or would cause unacceptable side effects to the patient (for example, in the brain or nasal tumors), or when surgery is refused (for example, an amputation for bone osteosarcoma). Stereotactic RadioSurgery (SRS), can be used as a limb-sparing technique. While palliative radiation is mostly focused…

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Oral Melanoma in a Dog: Laney’s Battle With Oral Melanoma

Oral Melanoma in a Dog: Laney’s Battle With Oral Melanoma

Melanoma is the most common oral tumor in dogs. Male dogs, particularly of certain breeds, are most susceptible to this type of cancer. Common symptoms include: bad breath pain facial swelling excessive drooling anorexia Further information: Canine Oral Melanoma Thank you, Lisa Freeman, for sharing Laney’s story. Laney’s story Laney came to me about 6 years ago through a friend…

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