Mammary Tumor Cliff Notes 2020: Dog vs Cat

This lecture will give a practical overview of canine and feline mammary tumors, highlighting the similarities and differences and best practices for diagnostics, surgery approaches and chemotherapy.  We will cover what you need to tell owners, how to say it, and the necessary (and not necessary) diagnostics, treatment options, survival times, supportive care options, and prognosis.  We will also address the role of spay and mammary tumors with prevention and once tumors are diagnosed. 

Here's what you'll learn:

This lecture is approved for 1 hour of RACE CE credit.

  • To understand the role of spay in mammary cancer in dogs and cats

  • To be familiar with a practical approach to diagnostics to mammary tumors in dogs and cats

  • To be familiar with mammary tumors treatment options including surgical approaches, when chemotherapy is recommended, and various protocols.

  • To summarize prognostic factors and statistics

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    Mammary Tumor Cliff Notes 2020: Dog vs Cat

    • Mammary Tumor Cliff Notes 2020: Dog vs Cat (CE Course)

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Veterinarian, DABVP (Oncology) , Penne Lover

Sue Ettinger

Dr. Sue Ettinger is a practicing veterinary cancer specialist, international speaker, book author, and YouTube vlogger (video blogger). A dynamic and engaging speaker, she was voted the 2019 Western Veterinary Conference Small Animal Continuing Educator of the Year. She is one of approximately 450 board-certified specialists in medical oncology in North America and currently practices at Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, Connecticut. She is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of Fidu, a teleconsulting company to bring together general practice veterinarians and boarded veterinary specialists. She received her veterinary training at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her residency in medical oncology at the Animal Medical Center in NYC. Also known as Dr Sue Cancer Vet®, she is most passionate about raising cancer awareness and has developed “See Something, Do Something, Why Wait? Aspirate.®” to promote early cancer detection and diagnosis. She is a frequent contributor to Today’s Veterinary Practice, Today’s Veterinary Business, Clinician’s Brief, Veterinary Team Brief, & DVM360. Dr. Sue loves to use social media to help clients and veterinary professionals with cancer in pets, including Instagram, her YouTube channel, and her popular Facebook page with over 38,000 fans.