Q. My cat is 15. She has an intestinal tumor white blood count of 98.1. I am going to have the tumor removed. Am I wasting my time?

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A. I would not say pursuing treatment is ever a waste of time, I do not know much about your cat, it's medical condition, or the severity of the tumor. Before pursuing surgery I would highly recommend speaking to an oncologist and getting a second opinion. You should also request full body x-rays to look and see if the tumor has spread. If there are metastases, I would reconsider surgery.

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