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TAG: Radiation Therapy
Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy for Dogs with Bone Cancer

Dr. Tiffany Martin, Radiation Oncologist, Flint Animal Cancer Center | December 05, 2019

Osteosarcoma is the most common primary bone tumor in dogs. Large and giant breeds have the highest risk. While amputation is the most frequently used treatment option for limbs, many dogs may not be ideal candidates for this type of surgery. Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) combined with chemotherapy is a definitive-intent treatment option for some dogs with bone cancer.

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