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Dog Common Cancers

…breast cancer only have a small tumor, while the other 50% have a mass that spreads throughout the entire body. When breast cancer is found in dogs, 85% of the cases involve a metastatic tumor that affects many other parts of their body as well. Spaying dogs prior to their second heat cycle will help decrease their risk of breast cancer. When the cancer is removed with surgery, most vets eliminate all of the mammary tissues instead of just taking…

Cat Mammary Cancer

…approximately 80% of mammary tumors that are presented in cats are malignant. In fact, the third most frequently occurring tumor in a feline is a mammary tumor. Cat owners can relish in the fact that cats less likely than dogs to have mammary cancer. In reality, the actual statistical numbers are that 1 in every 4,000 cats will become ill with mammary cancer. It is very important for cat owners to be aware of the signs of mammary cancer in their…

Cat Tumors

…with your vet. Most veterinarians will remove testicular () or mammary tumors () whether or not they are malignant. Testicular cancers require neutering. With the superficial tumors, side effects are minimal and recovery is rapid. Mammary tumors are generally on the surface, but they are one type that can be either benign or malignant.Tumors that are internal Internal tumors are different. Generally not seen until other symptoms arise, they…

Dog Tumors

…with your vet. Most veterinarians will remove testicular () or mammary tumors () whether or not they are malignant. Testicular cancers require neutering. With the superficial tumors, side effects are minimal and recovery is rapid. Mammary tumors are generally on the surface, but they are one type that can be either benign or malignant.Tumors that are internal Internal tumors are different. Generally not seen until other symptoms arise, they…

Dog Mammory Cancer

…of certain hormones reduces the risk of mammary cancer in dogs that have been spayed. The types of mammary cancers are numerous. Almost one half of all mammary tumors are benign. All should be identified through biopsy when it is first noticed. Do not adopt a ‘wait and see’ attitude. Noticing a new lump in the mammary area, is reason enough to check with your vet immediately. Male dogs can also get mammary cancer and it is more aggressive in the…

Cat Common Cancers

…their risk of mammary cancer. When the cancer is removed with surgery, most vets eliminate all of the mammary tissues instead of just taking the one affected breast.Skin Cancer Tumors on the skin of cats are the easiest to diagnose because they can be readily seen by a cat’s owner. Cats that spend most of their time outdoors are more at risk for skin tumors than indoor-only cats. However, when any cat gets a skin tumor, it is usually malignant.…

Cat Testicular Cancer

…Interstitial tumors have very few symptoms and do metastasize or produce any estrogen. They are not thought to be much of a problem. Sertoli tumors will appear with testicular and scrotal swelling. If the cat has undescended testicles they will experience a or swelling of the inguinal area. Half of these tumors will produce estrogen. This will cause hyperestrogenism. When this occurs there will be prostate enlargement as well as mammary glands.…

Dog Testicular Cancer

tumors have very few symptoms and do not metastasize or produce any estrogen. They are not thought to be much of a problem. Sertoli tumors will appear with testicular and scrotal swelling. If the dog has undescended testicles there will also be swelling in the abdominal or inguinal area as well. Half of these tumors will produce estrogen. This will cause hyperestrogenism. When this occurs there will be prostate enlargement as well as mammary

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