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Conquering Cancer: A Summary of Cancer in Exotic Species
May 16, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Neoplasia is becoming an increasingly common diagnosis of cancer in exotic animal species through improved preventive medical care and increased life spans. Medical advancements have led to diagnostics that are more readily available and cost-effective to owners, and more cancers are being diagnosed at a time to treat them. There has, in addition, been increased demand from owners who are interested in cancer treatments for their pets, even for animals that may not have been traditionally considered to be candidates for treatment. Common cancers diagnosed in small mammals and reptiles will be discussed as well as methods of how to best treat them.