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.
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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.
The best chance to achieve complete surgical removal of cancer is during the first surgical procedure.
Radiation therapy, like surgery, can offer local control of solid tumors such as carcinomas and sarcomas.
A pet should never be left in a vehicle in the sun, even if the temperature is mild and the windows are open.
When a pet is diagnosed with cancer, there may be several treatment options to consider. Sometimes, one of these is enrollment in a clinical trial.