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Mast Cell Tumors: Options for the Primary Veterinarian
May 17, 2023This session: Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM, discusses recent advances in testing and treating mast cell disease as well as a review. Mast cell tumors can be challenging to treat. There are many new options available, making it difficult to keep up with the current trends and to know what to do next. Pet owners have many questions and not all have the same goals for the treatment of their pet. This talk focuses on what the primary veterinarian can do from understanding pathology reports and testing to treatments with injectable drugs and surgery. It also reviews prognosis and survival time with the various types of mast cell tumors and treatment pursued.