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Bone cancer in dogs, also known as osteosarcoma, is a condition that results in an abnormal, malignant growth of immature bone cells. It is often fatal, though surgical removal of the cancer can be an effective treatment. Here’s what you should know.
Prostate cancer in dogs is a rare but deadly form of cancer that can easily metastasize and spread to other organs and areas of the body, including the lungs, bones, and lymph nodes. Learn the symptoms and what to do.
Vaginal and vulvar tumors are the second most common canine female reproductive tumor after those of the mammary gland.
When the 9-year-old Boxer was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer, his owner compiled a list of things the dog always wanted to do — from visiting a pub to eating a cheeseburger.
When Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast in late October 2012, the veritable superstorm left a trail of devastation in its wake. People lost their lives, their homes. Businesses were leveled, towns destroyed. And thousands of pets, those with homes and without, became some of the storm’s most vulnerable victims. Beautiful black Labrador Retriever […]
After his feast, Lennox enjoyed visiting with his other doggy friends and went on one last walk before Lawrence drove him to the veterinarian’s office.
Question:What’s the best way to prevent my dog from getting cancer?Answer:When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, one of the most common questions I’m asked is, “How did my dog get this?” It’s only natural that people want to know what they could have done to prevent this dreadful diagnosis.Unfortunately, it’s exceedingly rare that I […]
Question: My 7-year-old Lab was diagnosed with cancer and my vet says chemo and radiation is a possibility. I want to keep her around for as long as possible but that sort of treatment for a dog seems cruel. Is chemo/radiation as uncomfortable for dogs as it is for humans and would you ever recommend […]
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Canine mammary tumors or mammary neoplasms are among the most common type of lesions found in female dogs.
Histiocytes are leukocytes or white blood cells that occur in the tissues. They include two major lineages of cells like macrophages and dendritic cells.
Lesions of the melanocytes and melanoblasts are relatively common skin tumors in the dog. They account for 5-7% of all canine skin tumors.
Myeloproliferative diseases (MPDs) are a group of neoplastic ailments originating in the bone marrow.
Nasal and paranasal sinus tumors account for only 1-2% of all canine tumors.
According to reports, intestinal tumors are found in less than 10% of dogs.
There is not enough data supporting the incidence of brain tumors in dogs.
Hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing’s syndrome is the most commonly found disease of an endocrine gland in dogs.
The incidence of this cancer is very low among dogs.
These are very rare tumors that account for less than even 1.5% of all canine tumors.
Lymphoid leukemia results from an overabundance of neoplastic white blood cells (lymphocytes) into the peripheral blood.