Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumours in the Dog

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About the course

Tutored by Dr Chiara Penzo DVM PhD Dip.ECVIM (Oncology) MRCVS. European and RCVS Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Oncology

Cutaneous Mast Cell Tumours in the Dog

Mast cell tumours (MCTs) represent the most common cutaneous neoplasia in dogs. MCTs can be very aggressive requiring additional treatment after surgery. This online course offers practical answers to the most frequent challenges encountered in their clinical management.


Module 1. Clinical presentation, effective diagnosis & clinical staging

*Contains tips on selection & interpretation of tests

Module 2. Prognostic factors interpretation & Therapy selection*

*Contains Treatment Algorithms to use in your clinic

Module 3. Conventional chemotherapy & TKIs (Masitinib/Toceranib)

*Contains details of chemotherapy protocols and patient monitoring

Modules 4,5,6,7 & 8. Put into practice – Challenging Clinical Cases

*Solve 6 real clinical cases as they may present in your clinic

Module 9. Final MCQ exam to gain your CPD certificate

This online course offers 8 hours of elective CPD and will help you to obtain practical answers to the most frequent clinical questions in the management of canine patients with mast cell tumours such as:

What’s the best surgical approach?
When is clinical staging required?
How should I treat patients with recurrent or incompletely excised tumours?
Should I advise radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy?
Which protocol should I choose?

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