Small Animal Clinical Oncology 3E
Stephen J. Withrow, DVM, Chief, Clinical Oncology Service, Colorado State University, Comparative Oncology, Fort Collins, CO
ISBN 072167755X · Hardback
W.B. Saunders · Published June 2001
Focusing on cancer in small animals, this updated 3rd Edition comprehensively covers the latest material in clinical oncology, including chemotherapy, surgical oncology, and cytologic techniques in cancer. Its user-friendly style makes it an excellent reference for both veterinary practitioners and those involved in academic research. Timely new information that is relevant in day-to-day practice is emphasized. Numerous new contributing authors ensure the text is up to date and that it contains today's most important information on cancer in the small animal.
Covers all aspects of etiology, diagnosis and management.
Emphasizes information that is clinically relevant in day-to-day practice.
Provides a unique blend of research and clinical information, providing a solid foundation for balanced practice.
Over 200 illustrations demonstrate the best diagnostic and treatment techniques.
Includes data on treatment and outcomes of clinical trials to offer guidance for decision-making and to provide a reliable basis for prognosis.
Contains state-of-the-art coverage of one of the most rapidly changing fields in veterinary medicine today.
Provides new and vital information on complementary/alternative medicine, pain, phototherapy, and hyperthermia.
New contributors have been added to include respected leaders in veterinary clinical oncology.
Why worry about cancer in pets?
The pathology of neoplasia
Tumor biology and metastasis
Diagnostic cytology in clinical oncology
Alternative treatments for solid tumors
Immunology and biologic therapy of cancer
Metabolic alterations and nutritional therapy
Alternative and complementary medicine and cancer
Complications of cancer and its treatment
Tumors of the skin and subcutaneous tissues
Mast cell tumors
Soft tissue sarcomas
Tumors of the gastrointestinal system
Tumors of the respiratory system
Tumors of the skeletal system
Tumors of the endocrine system
Tumors of the female reproductive system
Tumors of the mammary gland
Tumors of the male reproductive system
Tumors of the urinary system
Tumors of the nervous system
Companion animal death and pet owner grief