1204 Everything you need to know about cancer management in small animal practice

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About the course

What are your options for managing cancer in small animals? What is realistic for you to achieve safely in your practice, and when might you consider specialist assistance? We'll cover the principles of oncological therapy using the four main tools at our disposal: surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and the new tyrosine kinase inhibitor medications. We'll look at how to make your diagnosis and how to recognise and manage oncological emergencies. We'll discuss the most common oncological presentations that you'll see in your practice and how to manage them: lymphoma, mast cell tumour and soft tissue sarcoma.

What you'll learn:

  • The common cancers you'll see in practice
  • Lymphoma - update and options
  • Mast Cell Tumours
  • Soft tissue sarcomas and how to manage them
  • How to make your diagnosis
  • Up to date treatment options
  • Realistic and effective management strategies for first opinion practice

Tutor: Gerry Polton MA VetMB MSc(Onc) DipECVIM(Onc) MRCVS

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