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Mammary Cancer in Dogs & Cats: A Case-based Approach

Mammary Cancer in Dogs & Cats: A Case-based Approach

Mammary Cancer in Dogs & Cats: A Case-based Approach

Veterinary Cancer Society
Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

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Launch date: 16 Apr 2015

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2017

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Mammary Cancer in Dogs & Cats:  A Case-based Approach
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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

This 50 minute lecture will review the clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of mammary cancer in both the dog and cat, using clinical cases to cover aspects of the disease.

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Factors that help predict prognosis include tumor size, histologic type and subtype, metastasis (lymph node or distant), tumor grade, degree of nuclear differentiation, degree of invasion, and lymphatic or vascular invasion. Surgery is the treatment of choice for canine mammary tumors, and the surgical procedure elected should be the simplest procedure that can be performed to achieve complete tumor margins. In high risk tumors, chemotherapy is recommended following surgery; 5-FU and cyclophosph
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Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Sandra Axiak-Bechtel is a graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine; her training continued with an internship at Mississippi State University and residency in Veterinary Medical Oncology at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston. She achieved board certification in Medical Oncology through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and practiced at Veterinary Specialists of North Texas in Dallas prior to joining the MU College of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Oncology. She is one of four full time oncology clinician scientists in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. The Comparative Oncology program’s mission is twofold - to improve the quality of life in pets diagnosed with cancer and to provide the missing link between laboratory research and accurate translation of new cancer therapies using companion animals with naturally occurring cancer as a model for people. Her research focuses on novel canine and human prostate cancer treatment, immunodysfunction and modification in cancer, and translation of new diagnostics and therapeutics into clinical practice.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 50

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