Mast cell tumors (MCTs) are common in dogs, accounting for approximately 20 percent of all skin tumors in dogs.1 They can be very invasive and often regrow after surgical removal; they may also spread (metastasize). MCTs can arise from any skin site on the body and can have a variety of appearances. Any... Continue reading
Your pet is a member of your family, and their health and comfort are important to you. Learning that your pet has cancer can be a devastating and tumultuous experience - we know, we’ve been through it! It’s hard to know where to turn to find the right information on your pet’s cancer type, treatment... Continue reading
November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and PetCure Oncology is dedicated to educating pet owners about cancer in dogs and cats. Pet cancer affects millions of families each year – about one in every four dogs and one in every five cats will develop cancer in their lifetime.
In the past, a cancer... Continue reading
What is thyroid cancer (adenocarcinoma)?
The thyroid glands are paired structures located along the windpipe (trachea), about halfway down the neck of dogs and cats.
The thyroid glands produce hormones that are vital for normal body function. Thyroid growths can be benign (adenoma) or malignant... Continue reading
A type of bone cancer called osteosarcoma (OSA) is the most common type of primary bone cancer in dogs, accounting for over 95% of all bone tumors. Other types of bone cancer are chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and hemangiosarcoma. “Primary” refers to cancer that starts in the bone versus spreading... Continue reading