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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…

Dog Cancer

…occur in a case of this type of canine cancer, which most often affects dogs between the ages of seven and eleven years. Dogs suffering from orophayngeal cancer also often experience difficulty with chewing and swallowing. In addition, 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…

Dog Colon Cancer

…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 be mucus or blood in the stool and your dog may eventually experience . Your dog may have rashes, weakness and…

Dog Cancer Lumps

…senior dogs. Most of these are benign and are no cause for concern. If however, your dog 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 dog. Lymphomas can appear under the skin in the…

Dog 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 dog are extramedullary plasmacytoma, , extraskeletal and . Veterinary and medical reports that come from Great Britain estimate that intestinal tumors are found in approximately 22 percent of dogs. However,…

Dog Gastric Cancer

…affect dogs, it tends to occur in dogs that are aged 8 years or older. Even though it is one of the more widespread cancers affecting dogs, only 1% of the tumors are malignant. Another key point to note is that though any dog can get gastric cancer, dogs that are at higher 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

Dog Stomach Tumor

…tumors affect senior dogs and more frequently, male dogs.Signs and Symptoms Bloody is the most common symptom in dogs that have stomach tumors. Their digestive system becomes impaired and therefore weight loss is evident. Your dog will also exhibit signs of weakness and lethargy due to poor nutrition.Diagnosis The most accurate diagnostic test is a gastroscopic examination. A very small tube is inserted in your dog’s mouth and into their…

Cat Intestinal Tumors

lymphoma or it could travel. A mass could possibly cause an intestinal obstruction that would require the cat to undergo immediate surgery. You must understand, however, that even if the tumor seems to be localized, just having your cat undergo surgery is not going to be a complete cure. In order to give your cat the best chance of surviving for the long term, you are going to have it treated with chemotherapy. Most cats, just like most dogs, do…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…occur more in cats that are aged 8 years or older. Even though it is one of the more widespread cancers affecting cats, only 1% of the tumors are malignant. Another key point to 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…

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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