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Was told today my dog has bone cancer they said that from

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Was told today my dog has bone cancer they said that from looking at a xray
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: His name is ***** ***** he will be six next month he is a rottie I was wanting to know can you tell that from a xray
JA: How old is grizz?
Customer: Five years and eleven months
JA: Is there anything else the veterinarian should be aware of about grizz?
Customer: He is extremely tall and weighs 166lbs
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dog Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Altman replied 4 months ago.

I am so very sorry for the diagnosis but unfortunately with bone cancer an x-ray in and of itself can be very telling and diagnostic of bone cancer. A biopsy would be ideal but if there is a "moth eaten" appearance to the bone or the bone is dissolving this is a very tell tale sign that the cancer is affecting the bone. Most often the long bone such as the femur or humerus is affected

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