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Depending on the severity and location of the tumor, your veterinarian may need to surgically remove it. He or she may also recommend chemotherapy if surgical removal is incomplete or if the cancer has spread to other vital organs.
Because early detection of recurrence is crucial, your veterinarian will recommend regular followup exams subsequent to the surgery (every three months for 24 months). However, it is important that you bring the dog back to veterinarian immediately if you suspect the mass has returned.
The term for the dark pigment in the cells of skin and hair
The sac that holds the testes; may also be referred to as the scrotal sac
A term for a type of neoplasm that is made up of lymphoid tissue; these masses are usually malignant in nature
Small structures that filter out the lymph and store lymphocytes
A change in the way that tissue is constructed; a sore
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.