Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) combined with chemotherapy is a definitive-intent treatment option that precisely delivers a high dose of radiation over a condensed number of days.
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Chemotherapy may be used to treat cancer that has spread to other parts of the body, to treat cancer that cannot be treated with surgery or radiation therapy alone, or when it may enhance the effectiveness of these treatments.
One in five cats will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. Just like with people, some cancers are more common than others.
One in four dogs will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, and it’s the leading cause of death in pets beyond middle age.
Learning someone you love has cancer is scary, but as a pet parent you have options. This helpful article will help you navigate next steps as you develop an action plan.
Canine lymphoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in dogs today, accounting for up to 24% of all new canine cancers.
While there are no guarantees, there are steps we can take to decrease the risk that our pets will get cancer.
Knowing what to look for can help with early detection, and as with people, make a difference.
While most dogs will have an excellent quality of life with an amputation, for dogs who are not good candidates or for owners who are opposed to having an amputation done for their companion, there are other options to treat the tumor while preserving the limb and its function.