What is a Biopsy and Why Does My Pet Need One? A biopsy is when a small sample of a tissue, most often a lump or growth, is taken for analysis to determine what it is. Unfortunately it is impossible to tell what a lump is just by looking at it or feeling it. There […]
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Cancer Treatment in Dogs and Cats
In this article, cancer specialist Gerry Polton follows on from his previous article ‘What is Cancer?’ and gives an overview of the ways we can treat cancer in dogs and cats. Cancer Treatment in Dogs and Cats – Three Treatment Options In essence there are three broad strategies for the treatment of cancer in cats […]
by expert Gerry Polton on February 16, 2013 category Cancer, Chemotherapy, Surgery
What is Cancer?
So, what is cancer? In this article, cancer expert Gerry Polton discusses some general features of cancers in pets and explains some of the important terms you may hear. Cancer is an abnormal growth of tissue that : Continues to grow even if whatever started it is no longer present Doesn’t have the normal […]
by expert Gerry Polton on October 21, 2012 category Cancer