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Skin Cancer (Basal Cell Tumor) in Dogs

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Treatment

 

While cryosurgery (freezing via liquid nitrogen) can be used for smaller lesions (smaller than one centimeter in diameter), surgical excision is the preferred method of treatment. Most dogs recover fully after surgery.

 

Living and Management

 

The overall prognosis for dogs with basal cell tumor is good. In fact, many are completely cured once the tumor is surgically excised.

 

 

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