Anal Gland Cancer in Cats
The proper course of treatment is to surgically remove the tumor. The removal of the tumor and infected lymph nodes can prolong your cat's life. However, the tumor's removal is not a cure. Radiation may also be used for the prevention of locally recurring tumors.
Living and Management
After the tumor is removed, it is advised to continue monitoring your cat through physical examinations, X-rays, ultrasounds, and blood work. Calcium and kidney tests also work in monitoring the disease and its potential recurrence. The overall prognosis for the disease is poor, although surgery can substantially improve the probability for recovery.
Due to its nature, there is currently no way to prevent the disease.
A medical condition involving excessive thirst
The prediction of a disease’s outcome in advance
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
a) inhaling b) getting out fluid or gas by the act of sucking.
The result of a malignant growth of the tissue of the epithelial gland.
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
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