Dog Cancer Glossary - Phrases, Words & Meanings

Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide.

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Dog Cancer Glossary – Phrases, Words & Meanings

When your dog is diagnosed with cancer, you’ll hear a lot of big words thrown around. Some of us feel like we should have a dictionary in our pocket!

Click the links below to find out the meaning of these common cancer phrases and words. You won’t just learn what they mean — you’ll also learn a little about how Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger, authors of the best-selling book The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, think about them. Next time you are talking to your veterinarian or oncologist, you’ll be that much more prepared.

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N

Natural

Nutraceutical

Non-Resectable

Normal Life Expectancy

O

Oncologist

Oncology

P

Pain

Palliative

Pathologist

Primary Health Advocate

Prognosis

Progression

Promotion

Psychoimmunoneurology

Q

Quality of Life

R

Radiation Therapy

Remission

Remission, Complete

Remission, Durable

Remission, Partial

Rescue Protocol

Residual Disease

Response

S

Side Effect

Staging

Supplement Hierarchy

Surgery

Systemic Cancer

T

Touch Therapies

Treatment Plan Analysis

Tumor

U

Ultrasound

W

Wide Margin

Wild Diet

X

X-ray