Canine Hemangiosarcoma

Canine Hemangiosarcoma

Hemangiosarcoma is a soft tissue tumor (sarcoma) that arises out of blood vessels – the arteries or veins. It commonly arises from the spleen, the liver, and the skin. Occasionally it occurs in other parts, including the heart. The cancer...

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Canine Breast Cancer

Canine Breast Cancer

There are ten mammary glands in a female dog, five on each side, beginning on the chest and extending all the way down to the groin. The largest glands are those located near the groin. Tumors of mammary glands are the most common type of tumors...

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Canine Brain Tumors

Canine Brain Tumors

A tumor is formed when abnormal cells grow out of control. A brain tumor can grow within the skull, inside the brain, in the cranial nerves, or even in the pituitary and pineal gland. Two types of canine brain tumors can occur: primary and...

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Bone Cancer in Dogs

Bone Cancer in Dogs

Canine osteosarcoma is the most common form of bone cancer in dogs. Osteosarcoma occurs in more than 8000 dogs each year in the USA. It is mostly found in the legs and arms (appendicular skeleton). In 75% of all cases, osteosarcoma starts in the...

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Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Bladder Cancer in Dogs

Canine bladder cancer is not very common – it accounts for approximately 2% of all cancers in dogs. The bladder is shaped like an empty balloon, and it collects urine before the body releases it as waste. The most common form of dog bladder...

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Types of Dog Cancer

Types of Dog Cancer

Cancer, to put it very simply, starts when there is DNA mutation causing some genes in a cell to be damaged, changed, or defective. If these cells with damaged genes cannot be destroyed by the body’s immune system, they will grow...

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Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

Symptoms of Cancer in Dogs

Cancer, to put it very simply, starts when some genes in a cell are damaged. The damaged genes that control cell growth turn on uncontrolled cell growth and cell division, causing the cell to start multiplying uncontrollably. If these cells with...

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Dog Cancer Treatment

Dog Cancer Treatment

Being told that your dog has cancer can be gut wrenching, but remember that it is not necessarily a death sentence for your dog. Depending on the type, the size, the location, and the stage of the cancer, your dog may still be able to enjoy a...

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Canine Cancer Diet

Canine Cancer Diet

Dogs with cancer need all the nutrients they can get to fight cancer. Also, some foods are not suitable for dogs with cancer because such foods can promote cancer cell growth. A healthy suitable canine cancer diet is therefore an integral part of...

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