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Hemangiosarcoma

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Dog Hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcoma is a very aggressive tumor of the cells of the blood vessels. Any diagnosis of hemangiosarcoma other than the skin form is very dangerous. These malignant tumors start in the blood cells. Due to that fact, they are filled with blood, which will transport the cancer cells to other parts of the body.Dermal (skin) hemangiosarcoma When a hemangiosarcoma is found on the skin, it can easily be removed surgically. This form of the…

Cat Cancer Lumps

…and redness. Normal treatment is removal of the lump.Sarcoma There are two basic types of sarcomas, fibrosarcoma and hemangiosarcoma. Both are aggressive and are either on the skin or directly under it. They are aggressive tumors and can spread very quickly. Removal of the tumor can include amputation at times. Hemangiosarcoma are those that appear on the chest or abdomen and are related to sun exposure. These are dark tumors and often will…

Cat Immunotherapy Treatment

…experimental.Hemangiosarcoma of the spleen There is a substance called L-MTP-PE, which is a synthetic bacterial wall component that has been used in trials and has shown some promise. This is specifically for or spleen hemangiosarcoma in combination with . The pets in the study had either stage 1 or stage 2 carcinoma. Those who received the L-MTP-PE had a significantly better reaction than those that received the placebo. Although survival rate…

Cat Bone Hemangiosarcoma

…their bones. It affects the bones less frequently than osteosarcoma, and can be difficult to distinguish from osteosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma is rare in cats, although when it does appear it is usually in senior cats. It has the ability to affect the bones of the cat’s pelvis, skull and spine and their limbs. Hemangiosarcoma does not have a good prognosis. With treatment, survival is merely a few months. By the time it is diagnosed it usually has…

Dog Bone Hemangiosarcoma

…including the bones. It affects a dog’s bones less frequently than , and can be difficult to distinguish from osteosarcoma. Hemangiosarcoma appears most frequently in older dogs and usually large breed dogs. It has the ability to affect the bones of the pelvis, skull and spine and the limbs of your dog. Hemangiosarcoma does not have a good prognosis. With treatment, survival is merely a few months. By the time it is diagnosed it has already…

Cat Heart Cancer

…many of the symptoms. It also extends the life expectancy of the cat.Prognosis A prognosis for hemangiosarcomas is poor at best. As a rule, cats do not respond favorably to the available medical treatment. By initiating chemotherapy, the life span can be slightly increased. Prognosis for aortic body tumors is not as dismal as hemangiosarcoma, but still will rate only fair. It all hinges on the type of treatment received. Cats that have had…

Dog Heart Cancer

…many of the symptoms. It also extends the life expectancy of the dog.Prognosis A prognosis for hemangiosarcomas is poor at best. As a rule, dogs do not respond favorably to the available medical treatment. By initiating chemotherapy, the life span can be slightly increased. Prognosis for aortic body tumors is not as dismal as hemangiosarcoma, but still will rate only fair. It all hinges on the type of treatment received. Dogs that have had…

Dog Cancer Lumps

…and redness. Normal treatment is removal of the lump.Sarcoma There are two basic types of sarcomas, fibrosarcoma and hemangiosarcoma. Both are aggressive and are either on the skin or directly under it. They are aggressive tumors and can spread very quickly. Removal of the tumor can include amputation at times. Hemangiosarcoma are those that appear on the chest or abdomen and are related to sun exposure. These are dark tumors and often will…

Dog Immunotherapy Treatment

…experimental.Hemangiosarcoma of the spleen There is a substance called L-MTP-PE which is a synthetic bacterial wall component that has been proven in trials and has shown some promise. This is specifically for or spleen hemangiosarcoma and is used in combination with . The pets in the study had either stage 1 or stage 2 carcinoma. Those who received the L-MTP-PE had a significantly better reaction than those that received the placebo. Although…

Dog Spleen Tumor

Spleen tumors are very aggressive. Hemangiosarcoma is the type of spleen tumor that is most common in dogs. There is little time after diagnosis that can be spared before treatment is begun. The spleen is a very vascular organ. It is the storehouse of blood. Its job is to remove damaged and old cells and this helps the immune system. It is also one organ that a dog can survive without. Hemangiosarcomas are formed in the blood vessels. It is very…

Cat Adrenal Medulary Tumors

…includes merely one to two percent of tumors in dogs and 0.03% in cats which is representative of .2% of all cat tumors. Cancers in other organs rarely metastasize to the adrenal glands. Most commonly, , sarcoma and hemangiosarcoma may spread to the adrenals.Signs and Symptoms Adrenal medulary tumors have a selection of nonspecific symptoms. It is diagnosed with immunohistochemistry. Some of these nonspecific symptoms are: • which leads to a •…

Cat Increased Pigmentation

…is common on cats in some areas and will appear on a cat’s skin. This is usually due to a compromised immune system and can be treated accordingly. Determining the cause is the first step in any treatment protocol. Hemangiosarcoma is an invasive, malignant tumor. This is more common on cats who are outside animals, as it is the result of sun damage to the skin, such as with . There will be dark colored nodules on the head, legs, groin, ears and…

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