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Cancer Blood Testing

Cancer Testing

   As an added service to our clients, we are providing cancer screening for our patients.  We are offering 3 types of tests.

 These tests are for the diagnosis, prognosis and therapeutic monitoring of canine and feline cancer.

 

Dogs most at risk

While middle-age and older dogs have a much higher risk of developing cancer or serious health disorders, dogs at any age are at risk.  All breed are susceptible to cancer but some breeds show a particularly high incidence.

Golden Retrievers, Boxers, Great Danes, Greyhounds, Bernese Mountain Dogs, Rottweilers, Pointers, Cocker Spaniels, German Shepherds, English Setters, Doberman Pinschers, Portuguese Water Dogs, Standard Poodles, Scottish Terriers, Schnauzers, West Highland Terrier.

Cats with Cancer

Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers affecting cats.  The most prevalent form is lymphosarcoma which affects the stomach, liver, and intestines.  Detecting signs of illness in your cat is vital for a positive outcome. Common signs of lymphoma are diarrhea, lethargy, weight loss, vomiting, loss of appetite, and depression.  A simple blood test can detect and monitor cancer in cats.