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Canine Bone Cancer: Treatment, Prognosis & Life Expectancy

Treatment for canine bone cancer involves:
– managing pain
– controlling metastasis (tumor spread)

Canine bone cancer is a very painful disease. Palliative treatment can make your dog more comfortable and increase its quality of life.

What are palliative treatment options?

Bone Cancer In Dogs Symptoms: Recognising The Warning Signs

There are 2 types of bone cancer in dogs:

  • primary, which originates from the bone
  • secondary, which is spread from cancer in other parts of the body

Secondary bone tumors are rare in dogs.

Bone tumors can affect:

  • appendicular skeleton or long bones (limbs)
  • axial skeleton or flat bones (jaw,
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