Squamous Cell Carcinoma
This is the second most common form of malignant oral tumors found in dogs. They are locally invasive and respond well to surgery.
CATS: Lesions. Swelling of ear, lips, nose, tongue or eyelids. Halitosis.
CATS: Locally aggressive, but slow to spread.
CATS: Surgical removal of small mass, combination therapy of large mass works best.
CATS: Various based upon how the cancer is being treated.
CATS: If radiation: 1 time a week for 4 weeks. Chemotherapy: 1 time a week to 1 time every 3 weeks, depending upon protocol.
CATS: With small lesions prognosis is good; with large lesions prognosis is poor.