The presentation will review the most common forms of lymphoma in the cat and the treatments to consider for each tumor type. Forms of lymphoma that will be discussed include GI lymphoma (lymphocytic and lymphoblastic forms), nasal lymphoma, mediastinal, and renal lymphoma. Treatment options that will be discussed include chemotherapy (oral and injectable forms) and radiation therapy.
Be able to discuss the two types of gastrointestinal (GI) lymphoma in the cat. What are the primary differences in terms of clinical presentation, course of the disease, treatment options, and outcome?
Be able to discuss the most common chemotherapy regimens (both oral and injectable) that are used in the treatment of feline lymphoma.
Be able to discuss the uses of radiation therapy (RT) in the management of feline lymphoma, and what forms of lymphoma may benefit from it.