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Dog Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Theres a malignant form of that occurs commonly in dogs called squamous cell carcinoma. Most often, squamous cell carcinoma occurs on the skin, on the feet, and in the mouth of the dog, but can also occur in the bladder (such as with ), eyes, lungs or esophagus, as well as other places on or in a dog’s body.What are the symptoms of squamous cell carcinoma in dogs? Usually, the owner will see a growth or mass on their dog. This growth or mass can…

Cat Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Theres a malignant form of cancer that occurs commonly in cats, called squamous cell carcinoma. Most often, squamous cell carcinoma occurs on the skin, on the feet, and in the mouth, but can also occur in the bladder, eyes, or esophagus, as well as other places on or in a cat’s body.What are the symptoms of squamous cell carcinoma in cats? Usually, the owner will see a growth or mass on their cat. This growth or mass can have a variety of…

Cat Gingival Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Of all the aggressive carcinomas of the mouth in cats, the squamous cell carcinoma is the most common . Although they can grow quickly and invade bones and surrounding tissue, they generally do not metastasize to other organs in a cat’s body. They are usually found in older cats, but on occasion they can be found in cats that are much younger as well.Signs and Symptoms • Difficulty chewing and eating • • • Loose teeth • • Bleeding from the…

Dog Gingival Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Of all the aggressive carcinomas of the mouth in dogs, the squamous cell carcinoma is the most common . Although they can grow quickly and invade bones and surrounding tissue, they generally do not metastasize to other organs of a dog’s body. They are usually found in older dogs, but on occasion they can be found in dogs that are much younger as well.Signs and Symptoms • Difficulty chewing and eating • • Drooling • Loose teeth • • Bleeding from…

Dog Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Signs and Symptoms Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) is one of the many that dogs are susceptible to. This oral cancer falls into two types: Tonsillar and Non-tonsillar. As the name implies, the main criteria is whether or not it involves the tonsils. Although more likely to leave disfigurement, the non-tonsillar SCC is less likely to metastasize and therefore has a better prognosis. In either case, there will be a visible mass. Unless you…

Cat Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Signs and Symptoms Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) is one of the many that cats are susceptible to. This oral cancer falls into two types: Tonsillar and Non-tonsillar. As the name implies, the main criteria is whether or not it involves the tonsils. Although more likely to leave disfigurement, the non-tonsillar OSCC is less likely to metastasize and therefore has a better prognosis.Diagnosis In either case, there will be a visible mass.…

Cat Transitional Cell Carcinoma

…body. The bladder is lined with transitional cells. Their job is to protect the bladder from the caustic urine that is inside the bladder. They are also necessary to protect as the bladder enlarges and contracts with the presence of urine. A transitional cell carcinoma is one that is in the urinary bladder.Signs and Symptoms The most common sign that your cat may have transitional cell carcinoma is seeing them straining whenever they urinate.…

Dog Transitional Cell Carcinoma

…occur is bloody urine.Causes Causes of transitional cell carcinoma’s are not known. There is some research that indicates that some can cause . and city dwelling pets seem to get it more frequently. It is more common in male dogs. There are also some dog breeds that seem to be more predisposed to transitional cell carcinoma. The , , and dogs are more prone to transitional cell carcinoma. In Scotties the exposure to certain herbicides such as…

Cat Radiation Therapy

…bleeding, and discomfort.Tumors that can be Treated with Radiation Therapy The tumors that seem to respond the best to radiation therapy are those that are found in the nose or mouth. Some mast cell tumors, and skin tumors, along with squamous cell carcinomas have been treated with good results. In cats, radiation therapy along with chemotherapy has worked to get rid of . Certain bone tumors have also been treated with radiation along with other…

Dog Radiation Therapy

…bleeding, and discomfort.Tumors that can be Treated with Radiation Therapy The tumors that seem to respond the best to radiation therapy are those that are found in the nose or mouth. Some mast cell tumors, and skin tumors, along with squamous cell carcinomas have been treated with good results. In dogs, radiation therapy along with chemotherapy has worked to get rid of . Certain bone tumors have also been treated with radiation along with other…

Dog Increased Pigmentation

…with , the disease process continues until there is what appears to be a return of puppy hair. The skin of the dog will darken. Treatment for this condition is optional. • Bowens disease: this is an uncommon squamous cell carcinoma. Usually there will be multiple lesions that begin as dark, thickened areas of skin. As it progresses there will be ulcers and crusty areas that bleed quite easily. The lesions will be found on all appendages, legs,…

Cat Mosquito Bite Hypersensitivity

…can also look a lot like many other types of skin disorders and allergies, it is important to have a veterinary examination to rule out a Cat Food Allergy, Cat Ringworm, eosinophilic plaque, lupus erythematosus, squamous cell carcinoma, or simply a bacterial infection. However, there are other factors that are considered before a final diagnosis is given, such as the season of the year, the signs and symptoms, biopsy results and whether or not…

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