Veterinary Oncologic Surgery
Cancer Treatments for Cats and Dogs
A cancer diagnosis for a pet is always frightening. However, modern veterinary medicine offers many options aimed toward achieving the best long-term outlook for cats and dogs, including surgical intervention. Learn more below about the types of oncologic surgeries we perform and how we provide your pet the best possible care in diagnosing and treating cancer.
What is Oncologic Surgery?
Diagnosing and Treating Cancer in Animals
Oncologic surgery focuses on using to surgery to diagnose, manage, and treat cancerous tumors. It is routinely used in establishing a diagnosis, performing a biopsy, tumor excision, palliative indications, and debulking tumors. This surgery can also make other cancer treatments — such as chemotherapy, radiation, or immunotherapy — more effective. Overall, oncologic surgical intervention can improve your pet’s quality of life and comfort when used as a definitive or palliative therapy.
Types of Oncologic Surgery
A Wealth of Options to Help Your Pet
- Limb Amputation
- Mammary Tumors
- Splenic Tumors
Any surgery involving cancer should be performed by a board-certified veterinary surgeon. Learn more about our team’s credentials in handling oncologic procedures with animals.
Our Pet Surgery Process
What Happens During Oncologic Surgery
Our board-certified veterinary surgeons are highly knowledgeable and skilled in various oncologic surgeries. In addition, our location within the Advanced Veterinary Specialty Group building allows us to easily work with board-certified oncologists and radiologists. Together we will work collaboratively to determine when and if surgical treatment is needed.