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My 13.5 year old with Miniature Schnauzer was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma Sept .26,2017. His spleen was removed....there was no other of tumors at that time, After recovery from surgery, he began I'm Yunity,medatronic medicines cyclophosphamide and piyoxicam.

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Some lumps are serious and some aren't. Let's see what the Veterinarian has to say. What is the Miniature Schnauzer's name?

Last Wednesday his blood test indicated all blood related items....GREAT!

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about the Miniature Schnauzer?

His Bun and Liver test s were high. How long should he remain off the above drugs in your opinion.?

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Hello, this is Dr. Schmidt. At this stage, I typically recommend an ultrasound and chest x-rays to make sure the cancer hasn't spread before taking them off any medications. Unfortunately, blood work can be normal and the cancer can still have soread, the best way to determine this is to get an ultrasound and an xray to take a look at what's going on internally.
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