PennVet | Penn Vet Extra - June 2019
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Comprehensive Cancer Care: The Help You Want & Need

When facing a pet’s cancer diagnosis, first and foremost owners want help—information, guidance, and compassion. The last thing they want is to spend hours traveling from one specialist to another. Penn Vet’s Comprehensive Cancer Care (CCC) section at Ryan Hospital focuses on providing pets and their owners the coordinated care they need in one hospital.

Chemo is a Go for Treating Equine Lymphoma

Cancer isn’t as common for horses as it is for humans and dogs and cats. And because equine cancer symptoms—weight loss, nausea, lethargy, loss of appetite, lameness, skin and coat conditions, among others—often don’t start appearing until the cancer has advanced, it can be hard to reverse its progression. For years, chemotherapy has been veterinarians’ go-to treatment for fighting the disease. But is chemotherapy effective and should doctors recommend it?