Tag Archives: pet cancer

Canine T-zone Lymphoma and Feline Gastrointestinal Small Cell Lymphoma: What to Know About Indolent Lymphomas

A dog lying on a bed

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted quality of life for pets receiving cancer treatment based on pet owner surveys. Today, I will focus on lymphoma, one of the more common cancers in dogs and

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Do Cancer Treatments Affect a Pet’s Quality of Life?

Two cats cuddling

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting my November blogposts to the topic. Last week, my blogpost highlighted the incredible progress made in veterinary oncology over the last 40 years. Today, I focus on a major concern for pet families affected by cancer: quality of life

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How Veterinary Oncology has Changed in the Last 40 Years

The Radiation Oncology team at the Animal Medical Center with the service's new linear accelerator

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. To help raise awareness about veterinary oncology, I am devoting all my November blogposts to the topic. Today’s post will take a look at the incredible progress made in veterinary oncology over the last 40 years. The Origins of Veterinary Oncology When I started down the pathway to becoming

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The Top 3 Myths about Cancer in Dogs and Cats

A dog receiving an injection

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Many pet parents are surprised when their furry friend is diagnosed with cancer because they don’t realize these devastating diseases affect dogs and cats (and most other animals as well). According to the Canine Health Foundation, 25% of the 77 million dogs living in the United States will develop

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