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Questions You Need to Ask Your Veterinarian About Pet Cancer

Published September 11, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Blog

The word "cancer" is one of the hardest words to hear as a pet owner. Your pet is a member of your family, and their health and comfort are important to you. To give them the best care and make the most appropriate treatment decision, you need to have all the facts. It’s important for you to be able to... Continue reading

Cancer in Cats: What You Should Know

Published July 26, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

Your cat isn’t just a furry, friendly roommate, your cat is a beloved member of your family. When a cat is diagnosed with cancer, it can be devastating. Did you know that more than 6 million cats are diagnosed with cancer every year? Cancers, like lymphoma, are even more prevalent in cats between the ages... Continue reading

Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas in Cats

Published July 23, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

The most common malignant oral tumor in cats is the oral squamous cell carcinoma, which typically affects middle-aged to older animals. Tumors typically arise under the tongue or on the gums but can also affect the tonsils or throat area.  Tumor invasion into underlying bone is common.   Does My... Continue reading

Cancer in Dogs: What You Should Know

Published July 23, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

Your dog isn’t just “man’s best friend,” your dog is a member of your family. When a dog is diagnosed with cancer, it is devastating. Did you know that more than 6 million dogs are diagnosed with cancer every year? Cancer is even more prevalent in dogs over the age of 10, at a rate of 50... Continue reading

Spinal Tumors in Dogs

Published June 29, 2018 | By Ben Chiswick | Pet Cancer Resources

Spinal tumors are relatively uncommon in dogs with 90 percent of spinal tumors occurring in large breed dogs. Some of these tumors affect the bones of the vertebral column, while others arise from the neural tissues of the spinal cord itself. Spinal tumors are typically slow growing and can progress over... Continue reading


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