Common Cancers in Cats*
Common cancers in cats show important differences in presentation, prognosis and treatment with dogs. This course will prepare you for feline owners’ increasing demand of cancer treatment by offering a bench-to- bedside guide to the most common types of cancers in cats and challenge you to solve real life clinical cases. We will cover the feline cancers most commonly encountered in general practice and discussed the best diagnostic approach and when clinical staging is indicated. Treatment options will be illustrated included indications of new treatments such as the use of electrochemotherapy, bisphosphonates and tyrosinase kinase inhibitors.
Course Program for common cancers in cats
MODULE 1 – Feline Oncology – why cats are not small dogs
MODULE 2 – Feline Alimentary Lymphoma
MODULE 3 – Mammary Tumours in Cats – beyond surgery
MODULE 4 – Feline Injection Site Sarcomas
MODULE 5 – Feline Oral Tumours – what’s possible and reasonable
MODULE 6 – Skin Cancer and Cutaneous Paraneoplastic Syndromes
MODULE 7 – Feline Mast Cell Tumours – beyond the skin
MODULE 8 – Final MCQ exam to gain your CPD certificate
This online course offers 8 hours of elective CPD and will help you to obtain practical answers to the most frequent clinical questions in the management of feline patients with cancer such as:
What diagnostic test should I choose?
When is clinical staging required?
Should I advise radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy?
Which protocol should I choose in my practice?
What is the prognosis with or without treatment?
Course Format: A mixture of downloadable course notes, webinars to watch and case studies, with an active forum so that you can ask any questions to the course tutor, Dr Chiara Penzo
All our Tutored Online CPD Courses are written and taught by an expert in the relevant field. The tutor for this course is:
Dr Chiara Penzo DVM PhD Dip.ECVIM (Oncology) MRCVS. European and RCVS Recognised Veterinary Specialist in Oncology