Develop your knowledge and understanding of mammary gland neoplasia in dogs. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Canine Oncology course bundle.
This module looks at mammary gland neoplasia in dogs, including:
Cause – progestagen administration increases incidence of benign tumors and mamary hyperplasia, progestagen and estrogen increase the risk of malignant tumors; some show marked estrus-related growth.
Signs – various; most dogs develop tumors in multiple glands
Diagnosis – signs, histopathology
Treatment – surgery if no evidence of pulmonary metastasis and/or chemotherapy if high grade of malignancy and/or metastatic disease
Prognosis - favorable if small size (less than 3cm), if complete excision, low grade, and no evidence of metastasis
Prevention - ovariohysterectomy before puberty
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This module is worth approximately 60 minutes of CPD.
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