Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice: Small Animal Oncology

1st Edition


  • Rob Foale
  • Jackie Demetriou
  • Key Features

    • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template
    • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information
    • provides essential information on selected topics
    • authorship ensures accuracy of information
    • relevant to all general practitioners
    • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner
    • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling
    • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well
    • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’
    • handy format with flexi cover
    • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits
    • full colour throughout

    Table of Contents


    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


    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



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    Saunders Ltd.
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