3 Must-reads for veterinary oncology

March 31, 2021
dvm360 Staff

Expand your practical knowledge with these articles highlighting the latest in veterinary cancer diagnosis and treatment.

The field of veterinary oncology is changing rapidly, placing increased demand on veterinary professionals to enhance the quality of care for these patients and better advise their owners. We've pulled 3 of our latest articles in veterinary oncology, offering the insight you need to provide state-of-the-art care for your patients with cancer.

  1. What’s new in veterinary cancer?: Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), shares the latest research and offers insight on novel treatments for mast cell tumors, lymphoma, and osteosarcoma, as well as a novel diagnostic test for urothelial carcinoma.
  2. The team-based approach to veterinary cancer care: Learn why and how to apply a true team-based approach when caring for oncology patients. (Hint: When veterinarians and veterinary teams work as a cohesive team, workflow is smoother and patient and client care improves.)
  3. Alternative therapies in veterinary cancer: What are the risks?: Did you know that about 75% of pet owners have used complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) for their pets with cancer? Michael O. Childress, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), provides an overview of CAM treatments for veterinary cancer patients, including how to best advise pet owners about them.