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Common Types of Canine Benign Tumours: Lipoma, Papilloma & Adenoma

lipoma papilloma adenoma

Canine benign tumours are non-cancerous masses of cells. Benign tumours (unlike malignant, cancerous tumours) generally do not spread and have a slow growth rate. Although canine benign tumours are not cancerous, they can still have negative health effects. The most obvious health issue caused by benign tumours is their ‘mass effect’. The size of an unusual benign growth can cause …

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A New Therapy for Bone Cancer in Dogs: Oncolytic Treatment of Canine Osteosarcoma

canine osteosarcoma

Bone cancer in dogs (canine osteosarcoma) results in aggressive development of tumours on the canine skeleton, particularly below the knee or elbow. The rapid spread (metastasis) of the cancer means that even amputation of the affected limb may not be enough to prevent further development of the cancer. With the right treatment and care, around 25% of affected dogs will …

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Researchers Suggest Canine ‘Electric Nose’ for Disease Diagnosis

Canine Electric Nose Suggested by Researchers

A dog’s sense of smell is undoubtedly his most powerful sense. Just look at the applications of dogs in everyday use – from sniffing out drugs and bombs to survivors of natural disasters, all rely heavily on the powerful ability of dogs to detection of scents. With that in mind, it may come as no surprise that this canine ability …

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