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Veterinary Oncology Secrets

Written in the popular question-and-answer format of The Secrets Series®, this handy resource provides an in-depth overview of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to small animal veterinary oncology. Coverage includes such important areas as: skin, endocrine, skeletal, respiratory, and ocular tumors; mast cell disease; FeLV; vaccine-associated sarcomas; and much more.

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Published: October 2000

Imprint: Hanley And Belfus Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-56053-416-7

Contents

  • General Principles
    Epidemiology, Etiology, and Public Health
    Richard Weller, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Cancer Biology (molecular biology, metastasis, paraneoplasia)
    Phillip J. Bergman, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
    Clinical Trials, Statistics, and Evidence-Based Medicine
    Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Psychsocial Issues
    Barbara Norton, MSW, CSW-R, and Steve Cooper, MSW, CSW-R, BCD

    Diagnosis
    History, Physical Examination, and Diagnostic Testing
    Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Cytologic Evaluation of Neoplasia
    Karen E. Dorsey, DVM, Rick L. Cowell, DVM, Dipl ACVP, and Stacy B. Smith, DVM
    Role of the Pathologist in Veterinary Oncology
    Peter Rowland, DVM, Dipl ACVp
    Imaging of the Oncology Patient
    David Biller, DVM, Dipl ACVR, and Laura Armbrust, DVM
    Tumor Markers
    Richard Weller, DVM, Dipl ACVM

    Therapy
    Principles of Surgical Oncology
    Jim Flanders, DVM, Dipl ACVS
    Radiation Oncology
    G. Neal Mauldin, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Theory of Chemotherapy
    Ruthann Chun, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Chemotherapeutic Agents
    Carolyn Henry, DVM, MS, Dipl ACVIM
    Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Agents
    Mary Lynn Higginbotham, DVM
    Biologic Response Modification
    Philip J. Bergman, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
    Hyperthermia
    J. Paul Woods, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Photodynamic Therapy
    Dudley McCaw, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapy: Cure or Quackery?
    Gregory K. Ogilvie, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Nutritional Considerations
    Glenna Mauldin, DVM, MMS, Dipl ACVIM

    Tumors by Major Site
    Oncologic Emergencies and Chemotherapeutic Complications
    Gregory K. Ogilvie, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Gastrointestinal Tumors
    Ruthanne Chun, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Tumors of the Skin and Subcutis in Dogs and Cats
    Linda S. Fineman, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
    Steven E. Crow, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Bone Tumors
    Gregory K. Ogilvie, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Tumors of the Respiratory Tract
    Kevin A. Hahn, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
    Tumors of the Reproductive Tract
    Jeffrey C. Philibert, DVM
    Tumors of the Urinary Tract
    Jeffrey C. Philibert, DVM
    Neoplasia of the Nervous System
    John Speciale, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Ocular Tumors
    Kimberly M. Stanz, DVM, DACVO
    Hemolymphatic Disorders:
    Lymphoma in Dogs
    Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Myeloproliferative Disease
    Kevin A. Hahn, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
    Multiple Myeloma
    Robert Rosenthal, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Oral Tumors in Cats and Dogs
    Linda S. Fineman, DVM, Dipl ACVIM

    Miscellaneous Tumors and Special Considerations
    Mast Cell Disease
    Kevin A. Hahn, DVM, PhD, Dipl ACVIM
    Hemangiosarcoma
    Alan Hammer, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Canine Transmissible Venereal Tumor
    Steven Susaneck, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Thymoma
    Karelle A. Meleo, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Mesothelioma
    Karelle A. Meleo, DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Dipl ACVR
    Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)
    Dennis Macy, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Vaccine-Associated Sarcomas
    Dennis Macy, DVM, Dipl ACVIM
    Malignant Histiocytosis
    Alan Hammer, DVM, Dipl ACVIM

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