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Understanding immunotherapy


Introduction to cancer
by Sarah Sheafor, DVM, DACVIM,


Depending upon the grade, stage and type of cancer, your team will recommend one or a combination of treatment options. Multiple treatment options that combine surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are the rule rather than the exception. This is because the treatment of cancer in animals has become as sophisticated and successful as the treatment of cancer in humans.


CANCER 101: 
BASIC FACTS