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Cancer management Vol. II

Item Number: VCMZ533
Price: $49.95

Contents

Treating thyroid and parathyroid neoplasia in dogs and cats

A variety of treatment options are available for benign and malignant neoplasia affecting the thyroid and parathyroid glands of cats and dogs. Some are relatively easy for practitioners to administer, while others require referral. Do you know when to treat and when to refer patients?

Treating adrenal neoplasia in dogs and cats

In a patient with an adrenal tumor, the treatment and prognosis depend on many factors, including how soon a tumor is detected and where it originates within the adrenal gland. These clinicians help you provide the best outcome for your patients.

Therapy for pancreatic endocrine tumors in dogs

Endocrine tumors that originate in the pancreas must be caught early, if possible, to avoid a poor prognosis due to metastasis. Treatment is usually both medical to control the signs of hormone hypersecretion and surgical to eliminate as much of the tumor as possible.

Treatment options for canine cutaneous mast cell tumors

You’ll likely encounter patients with these neoplasms in your practice. Luckily, many treatment options are available, such as surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy—and new treatments are on the horizon.

Treating lymphoma in dogs and cats

Systemic chemotherapy with multiple drugs continues to be the cornerstone of treatment for lymphoma, but some alternatives show promise, especially for specific types of lymphoma.

Current treatment options for dogs with appendicular osteosarcoma

Your therapeutic choices for dogs with osteosarcoma in their limbs continue to expand. Deciding which option is best comes down to the site and extent of the tumor and the owner’s preference.

Understanding and recognizing cancer pain in dogs and cats

They may not speak, but our patients with cancer can still tell us they’re in pain. Are we getting the message? With careful observation and good client communication, we can identify pain. And with an awareness of the cancers and procedures known to cause pain, we can offer preemptive pain control.

Treating cancer pain in dogs and cats

No matter the type of cancer, pain is common at various stages, causing not only suffering but also other adverse physiological effects. Make sure you’re aware of and are using the best management options—from surgery to radiation to drugs.

Malignant mammary tumors: Biologic behavior, prognostic factors, and therapeutic approach in cats

Most mammary tumors in cats are malignant, and metastasis is common. The prognosis depends on how far the cancer has spread and the tumor’s biologic behavior, among other things. Find out how to improve the outcome in these critically ill cats.

An update on diagnosing and treating urinary bladder transitional cell carcinoma in dogs

These tumors in dogs are difficult to completely resect, so the prognosis for long-term survival is guarded. But new avenues of treatment are being discovered, and treatment protocols already in place can extend and enhance dogs’ lives.

Primary hepatic and biliary tract tumors in dogs and cats: An overview

Since many of the clinical signs of hepatobiliary tumors are nonspecific, these tumors may be advanced at diagnosis. However, using the correct diagnostic tools, including cytology, tissue biopsy, and abdominal imaging, may lead to an earlier diagnosis and a better outcome.

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