Cancer Of The Uterus in Rabbits
Treatment for uterine adenocarcinoma may involve a complete hysterectomy to remove the diseased parts of your rabbit’s organs. This is usually the primary treatment, especially if the cancer has not spread beyond the reproductive organs. A biopsy can be performed to confirm whether the cancer remains in the reproductive organs, or has spread outward to the surrounding organs. Sometimes there is no evidence of the spread of cancer during the time of surgery.
Follow-up care may include chemotherapy and medications for pain management.
Living and Management
Patient monitoring may be necessary during the first couple of years after the initial care to make sure that the remission was successful. If no metastasis (spread) of the disease is evident, then the outcome for the patient is relatively judged to be good. If metastasis of the adenocarcinoma occurs, death may occur within two years of the initial diagnosis.
The growth of pathogens away from the original site of the disease
The disappearance of the signs and symptoms of a particular disease; this is often used in association with cancer
The hollow bodily organ that holds the embryo and fetus and provides nourishment; only found in female animals.
The glands in female animals that are used to produce milk; also called the udder or breast
Something that becomes worse or life threatening as it spreads
Not being able to cause harm; the opposite of malignant.
The process of removing tissue to examine it, usually for medical reasons.
The result of a malignant growth of the tissue of the epithelial gland.
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