Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Oncology

Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Oncology

By Rob D. Foale, BSc, BVetMed, DSAM, DipECVIM, MRCVS, Consultant in Small Animal Medicine, Dick White Referrals, UK and Jackie Demetriou, BVetMed, CertSAS, DipECVS, MRCVS, Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery, The Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge, UK


Introduction

1. How to obtain the perfect biopsy

2. Principles of cancer surgery

3. Principles of cancer chemotherapy

4. Principles of cancer radiotherapy

5. The cancer patient with halitosis and/or nasal discharge

6. The cancer patient with halitosis and/or hypersalivation

7. The coughing and/or dyspnoeic cancer patient

8. The dysphagic/gagging/retching cancer patient

9. The vomiting and/or diarrhoeic cancer patient

10. The haematochezic or dyschezic cancer patient

11. The anaemic cancer patient

12. The polydipsic cancer patient

13. The haematuric/stranguric/dysuric cancer patient

14. The lame cancer patient

15. The cancer patient with lumps and bumps

Appendices

Multiple choice questions

MCQs - Answers

Appendix 1: World Health Organization clinical staging scheme for lymphoma in domestic animals

Appendix 2: Chemotherapy protocols

Appendix 3: Protocol for a water deprivation test

Appendix 4: Daily calorie calculations for dogs and cats

Appendix 5: Protocol for performing a prostatic wast

Appendix 6: Suppliers list

Index