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Dog Spleen Cancer

The spleen is a small organ, located next to the dog’s liver. It has a variety of functions. The spleen stores blood, reinforces the immune system and filters out old or damaged red blood cells. Tumors in the spleen of dogs can be malignant or benign. In dogs hemangiosarcomas are the most common malignant tumors. Spleen cancer originates from the blood vessels. It can be a group of or one single tumor. These tumors often rupture and bleed. They…

Cat Spleen Cancer

The spleen is a small organ, located next to the cat’s liver. It has a variety of functions. The spleen stores blood, reinforces the immune system and filters out old or damaged red blood cells. Tumors in the spleen of cats can be malignant or benign. In cats the most frequent are lymphosarcomas or mast cell tumors. Spleen cancer originates from the blood vessels. It can be a group of or one single tumor. These tumors often rupture and bleed.…

Cat Spleen Tumor

…owners must decide if they are there for their cat, or if their cat is there for them.Pain in Cats with cancer There is no doubt that any type of cancer in your cat will cause pain. The degree of pain varies with the location of the cancer and the treatment that you decide to pursue with the recommendation of your veterinarian. Cancer is not the only thing that causes the pain, but the treatment can cause pain as well. Post operative treatment…

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…

Dog Cancer

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 the lymph nodes, liver, and spleen.

Dog Gastric Cancer

…instance, is more likely to experience gastric cancer than the average dog. Gastric cancers are not homogenous and do come in different forms.Types of Gastric Cancer • Adenocarcinoma - These cancers originate in or around the stomach but affect the tissue of the dogs glands. The cancer will often spread to the gastric lymph nodes, the fat found at the base of the stomach, the lungs, liver, spleen or pancreas. • - The immune system of the dog…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…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 the stomach but affect the tissue of the cats glands. The cancer will often spread to the gastric lymph nodes, the fat found at the base of the stomach, the lungs, liver, spleen or pancreas. • Mast Cell…

Cat Cancer Lumps

…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 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…

Dog Cancer Lumps

…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 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…

Cat Common Cancers

…types of that can affect cats. Below are brief descriptions of each form of cancer that your cat may suffer from:Abdominal Cancer This form of cancer is common in all breeds of cats. Cancers that affect the liver, spleen, intestines, and kidneys are all classified under this type of cancer. It can be difficult to suspect these types of cancers, as the cancerous organs found in the abdominal area will also not be noticeable even when your…

Dog Common Cancers

…are many different types of that can affect dogs. Below are brief descriptions of each form of cancer that your dog could suffer from:Abdominal Cancer This form of cancer is common in all breeds of dogs. Abdominal cancers can affect the liver, spleen, intestines, and kidneys. It can be difficult to suspect these types of cancers, as the cancerous organs found in the abdominal area will also not be noticeable when your dog presents with a .…

Cat Splenectomy

…before there is a bleed. If the spleen is hemorrhaging, emergency surgery must be done immediately. You cannot wait until the bleeding stops. If the mass is determined to be malignant, your vet can still remove the spleen to control the bleeding. Malignant tumors of the spleen are generally very aggressive. Although your cat may be saved for the moment, the chances are great that your cat will die of cancer rather quickly. Often a discussion…

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