Nov. 7, 2022

Will Cutaneous Hemangiosarcoma Come Back? | Dr. Brooke Britton #191

Will Cutaneous Hemangiosarcoma Come Back? | Dr. Brooke Britton #191

Do you know which dog skin cancer can be caused by the sun? Oncologist Brooke Britton explains cutaneous hemangiosarcoma.

Many dog lovers have experienced the insidious cancer hemangiosarcoma, which develops in the blood vessels. But caller Lou has a question about cutaneous hemangiosarcoma, a less-common form that develops on the skin instead of in organs like the spleen or heart.

But Dr. Brooke Britton has good news - the best thing about cutaneous hemangiosarcoma is that these tumors can often be stopped in their tracks with surgery alone. Learn which dogs are at risk for skin cancer, how to recognize these tumors, treatment options, and how likely it is to come back or spread.

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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