Tag Archives: veterinary oncology

Lumps and Bumps on Your Dog and Cat

A graph showing skin cancer rates in dogs and cats

November is National Pet Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Cancer Institute, one in ten dogs will have a new diagnosis of cancer in any given year. The numbers for cancer in cats are similar. This blogpost will focus on the most common and easily recognizable cancer in pets, skin cancer. Common Canine Skin

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Big News in Cancer Treatment for Dogs!

Just last month, veterinary oncology had a first and as a board certified veterinary oncologist, this news just made my day. Until now, all chemotherapy agents administered to dogs were human drugs adapted for use by veterinarians. In June, the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine approved the use of Palladia® (toceranib phosphate)

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