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Dog Lymphoma Cancer

…in a loss of weight. If the lymphoma is on the skin, you will notice lumps on the dog’s skin or possibly inside their mouth.Diagnosis The diagnosis of lymphoma is accomplished by various tests. These include biopsies of the tumors, blood tests and aspirating fluid or tissue from the tumor. The location of the tumor will determine the type of tests needed for proper diagnosis.Treatment The most common form of lymphoma treatment is chemotherapy.…

Cat Lymphoma Cancer

Cat lymphoma cancer is a cancer of the white blood cells of a feline animal. In the past, it was associated with (FeLV). Although FeLV cases are on the decrease nowadays, the chances of contracting feline lymphoma remain high for cats that are infected with FeLV.Presentations of Cat Lymphoma Cancer Feline lymphoma affects different body organs and therefore presents in different ways. A common characteristic in all forms is the proliferation of…

Cat Intestinal Tumors

In cats, lymphoma is classified based on which body part seems to be most affected by the tumor. The most common form of lymphoma in cats is now intestinal. However, this was not always the case. Years ago, before the use of the Feline Leukemia Virus vaccine, the most common site of tumors in cats was in the chest cavity. The primary cause of these tumors was the . Thankfully, this nasty virus has now become less common due to effective…

Dog Colon Cancer

…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 quickly become dehydrated. There can…

Dog Cancer

…some dogs exhibit blood in their saliva. Lymphoma is another type of this disease that often causes weight loss and loss of appetite. This form of cancer can arise in many different parts of a dogs body, including the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen. Other general symptoms of lymphoma include depression, vomiting, and fever. More specific symptoms depend upon the site and location of the lymphoma. Osteosarcoma, on the other hand, generally…

Dog Intestinal Tumors

…to reports, as stated by the National Canine Cancer Foundation, only about 10 percent of all dogs are found to have intestinal tumors. Here is the breakdown of the different kinds of intestinal tumors that dogs have: lymphoma is estimated at 29 percent, leimyosarcoma at 23 percent, adenocarcinoma at 17 percent and small intestinal tumors estimated at just over 1 percent. Some other kinds of intestinal tumors in canines that can affect your…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…copious amounts of chemicals such as histamine and heparin which damage the body as a result of the chemical imbalance. • Lymphomas - Lymphomas start in when the bodys lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, form tumors as in the case of . The lymphomas can occur in the gastrointestinal tract. That said, lymphomas are not that common and even when they occur will almost exclusively be found in cats that are eight years old and above.Signs…

Cat Increased Pigmentation

…to diagnose this and the only treatment is surgery. The lesion will be removed and a large area around the lesion will also be removed. If it appears on the leg, amputation is unfortunately quite common. Epitheliotropic lymphoma is a rare that is usually associated with the . There will be redness and which can result in the ulceration of the causative nodules. A needle biopsy is most often performed. Most treatment modalities are ineffective.…

Cat Renal Neoplasia

…of tumor usually occurs in senior or middle aged cats. Younger cats can have tumors called nephroblastomas. These tumors grow very rapidly. Carcinomas are more prevalent in males. Half of the cats diagnosed with renal lymphoma are positive for feline leukemia.Signs and Symptoms Most of the symptoms are very late to appear. As the disease progresses your cat will experience: • • •Blood in the urine • •Anemia • due to •FatigueDiagnosis Your…

Dog Gastric Cancer

…result release copious amounts of chemicals such as histamine and heparin which damage the body as a result of the chemical imbalance. • Lymphomas - Lymphomas start in when the bodys lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell, form tumors. The lymphomas can occur in the gastrointestinal tract. That said, lymphomas are not that common and even when they occur will almost exclusively be found in dogs that are eight years old and above.Signs and…

Cat Cancer Lumps

…be evaluated. Your vet can examine the lump and do the necessary tests to determine if it is a malignant tumor.Types of Cancer Lumps There are several different types of cancer lumps that may appear on your cat.Lymphomas Lymphomas can appear under the skin in the lymph nodes, in the liver, spleen and other organs, and can lead to . The internal lumps are felt upon examination by your vet. Those that involve lymph nodes will often appear as lumps…

Dog Cancer Lumps

…needs to be evaluated. Your vet can examine the lump and do the necessary tests to determine if it is a malignant tumor.Types of Cancer Lumps There are several different types of cancer lumps that may appear on your dog. Lymphomas can appear under the skin in the lymph nodes, in the liver, spleen and other organs and can lead to . The internal lumps are felt upon examination by your vet. Those that involve lymph nodes will often appear as lumps…

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