Types of Dog Cancer Tumors

Cancer Tumor in dogs is a common occurrence and needs immediate and decisive veterinary attention. Pets with cancer elicits such a strong emotional impact on the animal's caretakers, too, and can be one of the most devastating afflictions of pets. Huge steps are being made to help vets recognize cancer in animals and to get rid of cancer in dogs (and other animals). The valuable benefits to mankind made by animals that have been models of human cancer cannot be overestimated. The advances in human cancer diagnosis and treatment often reflect the same protocols veterinarians utilize to diagnose, control and treat cancer in animals. The presentation here is intended to simply introduce this huge topic to pet owners and to display a few stark reminders of how devastating cancer can be to our animal friends.

DEFINITIONS:

Cancer is any malignant, cellular tumor; cancers are divided into two ample categories of carcinoma and sarcomas.Neoplasm is an abnormal new growth of tissue in animals or plants; a tumorTumor is 1.) a swelling; a cardinal sign of inflammation. 2.) neoplasm: a new growth of tissue in which cell multiplication is uncontrolled and progressive.A Benign tumor lacks the properties of invasion and metastasis and showing a lesser degree of abnormal cellularity than than do malignant tumors. These are usually surrounded by a fibrous capsule.A Malignant tumor has the properties of invasion and metastasis and displays cells with widely varying characteristicsCarcinoma is a malignant growth made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate surrounding tissues and gives rise to metastases.Sarcoma is a malignant tumor originating from connective tissue or blood or lymphatic tissues.Metastasize is the spread of cancer cells throughout the body Growth can refer to any kind of an abnormal increment in size of tissueLumps can be a growth or fluid filled cyst or any structure raising above the normal surface of a tissue plane
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