Oct. 10, 2022

Is Surgery an Option for Bladder Cancer? | Dr. Brooke Britton #187

Is Surgery an Option for Bladder Cancer? | Dr. Brooke Britton #187

Barbara has been managing her dog’s bladder cancer with piroxicam, but a new vet says surgery might be an option.

Oncologist Dr. Brooke Britton explains the challenges of doing surgery to remove bladder tumors, from the importance of the location of the tumor to special considerations the surgeon will have to make during the procedure.

And if you have never thought about how similar a bladder with a tumor is to a snow globe… you’re in for a treat.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Show:

Rocky Mountain Collie and Sheltie Rescue

Related Links:

Bladder Cancer in Dogs: Is It a Death Sentence? Podcast episode

Exam Room Series: Transitional Cell Carcinoma podcast episode

Pollution and Cancer in Dogs podcast episode

About Today’s Guest, Dr. Brooke Britton:

Brooke Britton completed her residency training in Medical Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, and has been in clinical practice in the NYC and Jersey Shore area since that time. She helmed the Brooklyn and Downtown arms of the Oncology Department for BluePearl Veterinary Partners in New York for the past 9 years, and was an active participant in house officer training and clinical trials during her tenure there. She currently serves as a private consultant and maintains an independent clinical practice. Dr. Britton has lectured nationally and authored several peer-reviewed articles. She has particular interest in hematologic malignancies and the metastatic cascade.


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