Cancer of Plasma Cells in Ferrets



If there is an abnormal increase in the concentration of urea or other nitrogenous substance in its blood plasma, your ferret may require hospitalization. If your pet is dehydrated or refusing to eat, it may need to be hospitalized too. Chemotherapy and radiotherapy are also often recommended by veterinarians; however, success rates and treatment protocols for these procedures have not been reported. Your veterinarian will discuss side effects with you. Areas unresponsive to chemotherapy or solitary lesions may be removed surgically.