Lung tumour
Summary
Location: The lungs
Behaviour: Mass in the lungs, usually causes coughing, moderate to high risk of metastasis (depending on tumour type)
Diagnostics: Imaging (radiography, ultrasound, CT scan) and sampling of lymph nodes and tumour
Treatment: Surgery, radiation, (chemotherapy)
Prognosis: Depending on, among other things, the size of the tumour, involvement of surrounding tissues and the presence of metastases (1 week to 18 months)
Pictures
There are no pictures available for this tumour type
References
  1. Lunn KF and Page RL. Tumors of the Respiratory System. Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th edition,Chapter 23 Withrow (p 453-9)
  2. Yamazaki H. et al. Assessment of postoperative adjuvant treatment usingtoceranib phosphate against adenocarcinoma in dogs. JVIM 2020;34:1272-1281
Clinical trials
There are currently no clinical trials for this tumour type.