Oncology is the specialty focusing on the treatment of cancer. At Four Paws Veterinary Clinic we will work with a board certified oncologist to come up with patient-specific protocols for chemotherapy.
The main function of the Oncology Service is to treat cancer in pets with a goal of curing their disease. We also provide palliative treatment and end of life care.
Common tumors treated at Four Paws Veterinary Clinic are: lymphoma, mast cell tumors, osteosarcoma, soft tissue sarcoma and mammary gland tumors, but any pet with any type of cancer can be cared for by the Oncology Service.
We strive to minimize side effects and optimize tumor reduction to achieve a remission or cure.
In some cases, surgical removal of tumors, either alone or in combination with other treatments, cures or controls cancer.
Other pets may benefit from the following routinely administered treatments: