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I HAVE A 10 YR OLD STAFFY AND I THINK SHE

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I HAVE A 10 YR OLD STAFFY AND I THINK SHE HAS A TUMOUR ON HER HIND LEG IN THE MUSCLE ! I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE TRIAL THAT IS BEING DONE ON THE INJECTION I SAW ON TV AWHILE AGO WHERE THE TUMOUR WAS INJECTED DIRECTLY WITH THIS SUBSTANCE AND THE TUMOUR SHRANK AND EVENTUALLY DISAPPEARED! FROM LESLEY XXXXXXX XXXXXXXX@XXXXXX.XXX

Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Veterinary
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Expert:  robertnjrotc replied 1 year ago.
Hello, My name isXXXXX and I will try and help you as best as I can. Your vet said it was an aggressive sun cancer, did he say what kind of cancer he was thinking? Many of the new therapies available are only for specific cancers. Does your dog have any other tumors on the body? Has the dog been worked up for cancer (ie. chest x-rays, abdominal ultrasound, bloodwork)?
Expert:  robertnjrotc replied 1 year ago.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

no I have not any work up done as yet for cancer just the thought of surgery and the pain it will cause turned me off. I should take her to have the bloodtests done I suppose!

Expert:  robertnjrotc replied 1 year ago.
The surgery will be slightly painful, but we have great pain medications and recovery may not be too bad. I would recommend the bloodwork if you are even thinking about surgery. Let me know if you have any other questions.
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