Talking with pet owners about lymphoma in dogs
In an interview with dvm360®, Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), who is well-known as Dr Sue Cancer Vet, offers insight about what to tell pet owners when their dog has been diagnosed with lymphoma.
View the video to hear Ettinger's full response to the question "What should veterinarians tells pet owners about lymphoma in dogs?" The following is a partial transcript.
Sue Ettinger, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology): The first thing I want pet owners to know is that 1) it’s treatable; 2) there’s a range of treatment options. Some owners may choose to do the full chemotherapy protocol. Some owners may elect not to treat, and then may end up doing steroids, which is going to be palliative care. Then, there are plan B and plan C chemotherapy protocols.