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Articles by Timothy M. Fan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (internal medicine, oncology)

Just Ask the Expert: Are intact dogs less likely to get cancer?

Jun 1, 2013

Dr. Timothy Fan discusses whether this should be a consideration before performing routine spays and castrations.

Just Ask the Expert: Will pamidronate help manage osteosarcoma pain?

Jul 1, 2012

Dr. Timothy Fan answers this reader query about controlling cancer pain.

Just Ask the Expert: An herbal treatment for cancer?

May 1, 2011

Dr. Timothy Fan discussses the use of Neoplasene in cancer therapy.

Just Ask the Expert: How do you treat cats with intestinal lymphoma?

Oct 1, 2010

Treatment of feline intestinal lymphoma requires instituting systemic chemotherapy, with or without surgical resection of focal intestinal lesions.

Just Ask the Expert: Transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder and piroxicam

Mar 4, 2010

Does piroxicam have any effect in cats with transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder?

Just Ask the Expert: Intralesional chemotherapy

Jun 8, 2009

When do you use intralesional chemotherapy? In what cases might it be useful?

Just Ask the Expert: NSAIDs and tumor suppression

May 1, 2009

Do any NSAIDs besides piroxicam suppress the growth of some cancers in dogs?

An update on diagnosing and treating primary lung tumors

The incidence of this rare cancer in dogs and cats may be on the rise. Find out how to spot a primary lung tumor and what new forms of therapy may soon be at your disposal.
Mar 1, 2008

The goal of this article is to describe the common histologic variants, clinical signs, biologic behavior, and newest options for early diagnosis and effective treatment of primary lung tumors in dogs and cats.

Treating paraneoplastic hypercalcemia in dogs and cats

Various tumor-related factors may lead to elevated calcium concentrations that can greatly contribute to a cancer patient's morbidity. Here's how to help alleviate the suffering associated with this common paraneoplastic syndrome.
May 1, 2007

About 45% to 65% of hypercalcemic dogs and 10% to 30% of hypercalcemic cats have underlying neoplasia.

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