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Dog Spleen Cancer

…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 are more common in dogs who have reached their senior years. , and seem to be more likely to have a malignant spleen tumor than other dog breeds.Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary. Unfortunately, if it is not observed by your veterinarian on a routine visit, the most common…

Cat Spleen Cancer

…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. They are more common in cats who have reached their senior years.Signs and Symptoms Symptoms vary. Unfortunately, if it is not observed by your veterinarian on a routine visit, the…

Dog Hepatobiliary Tumors

Hepatobiliary tumors are tumors of the liver. They are rare in dogs and account for about 1.5% of tumors as primary tumors. As secondary tumors they appear more than 2.5 times more often than primary. The usual process is metastasis from the dog’s pancreas, spleen and GI tract. The liver tumors that are large masses and are confined to a specific liver lobe have a better prognosis. The nodular types involve many different lobes. Half of the cases…

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs

…of mast cell tumors, but there is little supporting scientific evidence. Treatment of mast cell cancer depends on clinical grade and stage, and the aggressiveness of the cancer. The best prognosis when the mast cell tumor is located on a dog’s limbs; a poorer prognosis if the tumor is located on a dog’s nail bed, genital areas, muzzle and mouth; with the least favorable prognosis if the cancer has invaded internal organs, spleen, or bone marrow.…

Cat Malignant Histiocytoma

…quite quickly. On the other hand, malignant histeocytosis is very different. They no longer look like the white cells in the tissues. They will display many signs of malignancy. They will appear either on the skin or spleen as a single tumor. It can also appear on multiple organs that can involve the cat’s liver, bones, kidneys and spleen. They appear as white or gray lesions. Sometimes they appear with some red spots that are based on the amount…

Dog Malignant Histiocytoma

…condition. Most will appear and disappear quite quickly. On the other hand, malignant histeocytosis is very different. They no longer look like the white cells in the tissues. They will display many signs of malignancy. They will appear either on the skin or spleen as a single tumor. It can also appear on multiple internal organs that can involve a dog’s liver, bones, kidneys and even spleen. Middle aged , and are predisposed to this condition.…

Dog Hemangiosarcoma

…anywhere on the body including the abdomen. About one third of the cases will be metastatic and will enter other organs of the body.Subcutaneous Hemangiosarcoma This type of hemangiosarcoma is just under the skin. About sixty percent of these tumors will spread to other organs.Visceral (spleen) hemangiosarcoma This large visceral organ is not essential for life. It does however, serve an important role in the circulatory system. If the spleen

Cat Splenectomy

…body. The spleen cleans out old or damaged red blood cells that circulate through it. In effect, it is a filter. The spleen will filter out the iron in the cell and discard the rest. It also stores red blood cells, which it can release in the case of mild anemia, or if one has a hemorrhage. The spleen also nips out pieces of red blood cells that are part of the immune system. This is its way of removing red cells that are damaged by parasites. On

Dog Splenectomy

…body. The spleen cleans out old or damaged red blood cells that circulate through it. In effect, it is a filter. The spleen will filter out the iron in the cell and discard the rest. It also stores red blood cells, which it can release in the case of mild anemia, or if one has a hemorrhage. The spleen also nips out pieces of red blood cells that are part of the immune system. This is its way of removing red cells that are damaged by parasites. On

Dog Cancer Lumps

…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 as lumps under the skin. Some of the tumors in the lymph nodes cause no symptoms. Others can cause itching, swelling, ulcers and…

Cat Cancer Lumps

…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 appear as lumps under the skin. Some of the tumors in the lymph nodes cause no symptoms. Others can cause itching, swelling, ulcers…

Cat Gastric Cancer

…lymph nodes, the fat found at the base of the stomach, the lungs, liver, spleen or pancreas. • Mast Cell Tumor - The immune system of the cat includes mast cells whose role is to react to inflammation and allergic reactions due to . Mast cells are found along the lining of key body organs such as the nose, skin, lungs and the digestive tract. The cells can form a tumor and as a result release copious amounts of chemicals such as histamine and…

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