Bone tumour
Location: Bone
Behaviour: Very aggressive with early metastases
Diagnostics: X-ray, CT-scan, histology
Treatment: Surgery, chemotherapy
Prognosis: Depending on the chosen treatment and tumour location
There are no pictures available for this tumour type
  1. Ehrhart NP, Ryan SD, Fan TM. Tumor of the Skeletal System. Withrow and MacEwen's Small Animal Clinical Oncology, 5th edition, Chapter 24 (p 463-490).
  2. Dickerson VM, et al (2015). Outcomes of dogs undergoing limb amputation, owner satisfaction with limb amputation procedures, and owner perceptions regarding postsurgical adaptation: 64 cases (2005–2012). JAVMA 247 (7).
  3. Medical Management of Osteosarcoma, Owen Davies at Topics in Veterinary Oncology 2023, Soesterberg, The Netherlands.
  4. With the kind contribution of Prof. dr. Paul Simoens, Vakgroep Morfologie, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UGent for the anatomical representations.
  5. ​With the kind contribution of the Imaging Department of Companion Animals, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UGent for the radiograph images
Clinical trials
Palliative procedure (percutaneous cementoplasty) to improve bone strength of lesions with bone loss such as osteosarcoma

Anicura Dierenkliniek Randstad
Borsbeek, Belgium

Comparison of dyes (anti-αvβ3 integrin NIR fluorescent probe and Indocyanin green) for precision surgical resection

Clinic for Small Animal Surgery, Soft Tissue and Oncologic Surgery, Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland
+41 44 6358444

Study of the behaviour of metronomic chemotherapy agents

Service of Cancerology, VetAgro Sup, Campus veterinary medicine
Lyon, France