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In a dvm360® interview, Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), reviewed different variables that may put felines at risk of developing gastrointestinal lymphoma.
In an interview at the Fetch dvm360® conference in San Diego, Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)—also known as "Dr Sue Cancer Vet"—outlined various feline gastrointestinal lymphoma risk factors to help veterinary professionals educate clients on what to bear in mind so they can better keep their pets healthy.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology): Another [risk factor] that pet owners might be a little bit surprised [about], but when you think about it not so surprised, is cats that live in houses with smokers. So environmental tobacco smoke can increase the likelihood about 2 and a half to 3 times as well to cause lymphoma.