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Dog Intestinal Tumors

…This is called ‘colorectal adenocarcinoma in which the rectum is affected the most often. On the other hand, gastrointestinal stromal and leimyosarcomas usually originate in the first portion of the dog’s small intestine. Adenomatous (benign) polyps originating in the colon and rectum can begin as benign tumors, but as the years pass by they can turn into malignant structures that would be known as ‘adenocarcinomas. However, even in their benign…

Cat Prostatic Tumor

Prostatic neoplasias are cancerous tumors of the prostate gland. There has never been a prostate tumor that has been benign. For this reason, all tumors of the prostate are considered to be malignant. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of malignant prostate tumor. On occasion the tumor will be a transitional cell. This is an aggressive form of and metastasizes quickly. The lymph nodes in the back of the pelvis in the lower lumbar area, the…

Dog Prostatic Tumor

Prostatic neoplasias are cancerous tumors of the prostate gland. There has never been a prostate tumor that has been benign. For this reason, all tumors of the prostate are considered to be malignant. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of malignant prostate tumor. On occasion the tumor will be a transitional cell. This is an aggressive form of and metastasizes quickly. The lymph nodes in the back of the pelvis in the lower lumbar area, the…

Dog Colon Cancer

…physical appearance is a cause for investigation. Dog symptoms can vary drastically with colon cancer.Signs and Symptoms There are two types of colon cancer that are experienced by dogs. One is adenocarcinoma and the other is lymphoma. The adenocarcinoma affects the anal glands of your dog. The lymphoma affects the lymphoid tissues in the intestines, which leads to . Your dog will develop and . This will cause a and significant . Your dog can…

Cat Hypercalcemia

…Lymphosarcoma, which is a type of and and adenocarcimoa of the anal sacs or cancer of the glands themselves can also induce an abnormally high level of calcium in your cat. and other cancers such as , nasal adenocarcinoma, , thyroid adenocarcinoma as well as a host of other cancers can also cause hypercalcemia. Dehydration that includes high albumin or over activity of the parathyroid glands can contribute as well.Signs and Symptoms Symptoms…

Dog Hypercalcemia

…or hyperparathyroidism. and or adenocarcimoa of the anal sacs or cancer of the glands themselves can also induce an abnormally high level of calcium in your dog. and other cancers such as , nasal Adenocarcinoma, , thyroid adenocarcinoma as well as a host of other cancers can also cause hypercalcemia. Dehydration that includes high albumin or over activity of the parathyroid glands can contribute as well. It is sometimes a normal occurrence…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…note is that though any dog or cat can get gastric cancer, dogs are at higher risk and certain dog breeds are at more prone. Gastric cancers are not homogenous and do come in different forms.Types of Gastric Cancer • Adenocarcinoma - These cancers originate in or around the stomach but affect the tissue of the cats glands. The cancer will often spread to the gastric lymph nodes, the fat found at the base of the stomach, the lungs, liver, spleen…

Cat Salivary Tumor

Cats have four pair of salivary glands. These are the glands that are responsible for producing saliva in your cat’s mouth. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of tumor. The mandibular gland is the usual location of these cancers. These tumors are somewhat rare in cats. Older cats are more commonly affected than younger cats and kittens. Metastasis can often occur with this type of .Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary from cat to cat. The usual…

Helicobacter Infection

…it indicates disease. In fact, helicobacter is often found in the stomachs of healthy dogs. Still, helicobacter has recently been identified as a carcinogen as it is related to the development of cancers such as adenocarcinoma and lymphoma. There has been a great deal of study into the implications of helicobacter infections in humans but as of yet there is still little information about the progression of this infection in animals. Indeed,…

Dog Gastric Cancer

…risk are those within certain dog breeds. A , for instance, is more likely to experience gastric cancer than the average dog. Gastric cancers are not homogenous and do come in different forms.Types of Gastric Cancer • Adenocarcinoma - These cancers originate in or around the stomach but affect the tissue of the dogs glands. The cancer will often spread to the gastric lymph nodes, the fat found at the base of the stomach, the lungs, liver, spleen…

Dog Gastrointestinal Neoplasia

…rectum involvement will result in and red blood in the stool.Diagnosis Diagnosis can sometimes be difficult. The symptoms of intestinal neoplasia are similar to those of several other intestinal problems in dogs. Adenocarcinoma is the most common in dogs. Your veterinarian will order a series of diagnostic tests. • Blood tests that include chemical profile, blood count • Urinalysis • The stool will be checked for blood • X-rays of the abdomen…

Dog Salivary Tumor

Dogs have four pairs of salivary glands. These are the glands that are responsible for producing saliva in your dog’s mouth. Adenocarcinoma is the most common type of tumor. The mandibular gland is the usual location of these cancers. These tumors are rare in dogs. Older dogs are more commonly affected and metastasis can occur.Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary from dog to dog. The usual symptoms are which will result in , , your dog may also have…

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