RVT Community Animal Medicine Project West Covina, CA, United States
Specialty Veterinary Technician Session: Cancer is not often an emergency. It is generally diagnosed or discovered during routine veterinary visits or when a pet parent notices something not quite right. There are several neoplastic processes that can bring a patient in through emergency prior to a diagnosis of cancer. 5 of the most commonly seen are: hemoabdomen, pathological fracture, lymphoma variations, hematuria or stranguria, and epistaxis. This lecture will go through presentation, differentials, diagnostics, and immediate treatments.
The attendee will learn how emergent neoplastic processes present
The attendee will learn differentials and diagnostics are needed to diagnose cancer in an emergency situation
The learner will take back how to immediately treat emergent neoplastic processes and what the next steps will be