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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…

Dog Lymphoma Cancer

Signs and Symptoms Lymphoma is a common type of cancer occurring in dogs. It can occur in the organs or lymph nodes and leads to a high mortality rate if left untreated. The most successful form of treatment is chemotherapy which may add months or years to a dog’s life. Currently there is no specific cause outlined for this type of in dogs. Theories persist, but facts are not available at this point. In cats, scientists believe there may be a…

Cat Intestinal Tumors

…effective vaccination, having more cats live indoors, testing procedures that are readily available, and finding the cause of genetic issues, chemicals in the environment and other unknown factors. A cat that is subject to cigarette smoke in the home doubles its risk of getting cancer.Intestinal Lymphoma The most common type of intestinal tumor in the cat is intestinal lymphoma. This usually strikes older cats from the years of nine through…

Cat Cancer

…develop lymphomas and some other cancers. Also, cats with white on their nose and ears tend to be more susceptible to squamous cell carcinoma, a type of skin cancer. Furthermore, carcinogens such as toxic chemicals, radiation, and viruses, also play a role in causing cancer. Since so many different factors and influences can give rise to cancer, identifying one specific cause in an individual case will often be impossible.Treatment If your cat is…

Cat Renal Neoplasia

…This type 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…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…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 and Symptoms The symptoms of feline gastric…

Cat Increased Pigmentation

…uncommon in cats, it can occur. It will cause , a slower heart rate, yeast infections and some changes in the skin. Diagnosis is made by blood tests which will assess the function of the thyroid gland. If these tests are positive, your cat will take thyroid supplements throughout its life. The sensitivity to mosquito bites is something that is fairly common in cats. is a reaction caused by an overreaction of the cat’s immune system. The cat’s

Cat Cancer Lumps

…senior cats. Most of these are benign and are no cause for concern. If however, your cat has a new lump, you should consult with your veterinarian before making a decision. The bump 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 cat.Lymphomas Lymphomas can appear under the skin in

Cat Stomach Tumor

…tumors that veterinarians find in a cat’s stomach is adenocarcinoma. Other types that have been found are lymphoma, mast cell, leiomysarcoma, fibrosacroma, plasmacytoma and extramedulary. Adenocarcinomas frequently metastasize to the lymph nodes. The lymph nodes will lead to the liver and other organs. Combined, these tumors make up about 1% of all malignant tumors. Most cats get . Stomach tumors affect elderly cats as well as male cats.Signs and…

Cholangiohepatitis

…causes of liver failure (hepatic lipidosis, lymphoma, and feline infectious peritonitis) have much more serious implications but very similar symptomology veterinarians will usually insist that a biopsy is conducted in order to eliminate these other more serious illnesses as the cause of liver failure. Once cholangiohepatitis has been diagnosed there are several treatment options. Antibiotics are essential in order to kill the bacteria associated…

Helicobacter Infection

…cancer in humans but may or may not cause disease in cats and dogs. While it has been shown that helicobacter can live in the stomachs of cats and dogs it has been a controversial issue as to whether 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…

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