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

Lymphoma Diagnostics, Staging, and Prognosis

Updated: November 21st, 2017

There were many studies, articles and books Dr. Dressler and Dr. Ettinger used when writing The Dog Cancer Survival Guide. Here is a list of the most important references about lymphoma diagnostics, staging, and prognosis.

Please note that in vivo and clinical use citations were included whenever possible. We have also include links to the papers, where available. Most of the papers are found on the National Institute of Health’s online library, PubMed.

Radiographic abnormalities in canine multicentric lymphoma: a review of 84 cases. Blackwood L, Sullivan M, Lawson H. J Small Anim Pract 38:62-9, 1997

Canine lymphoma: immunocytochemical analysis of fine-needle aspiration biopsy. Caniatti M, Roccabianca P, Scanziani E, et al. Vet Pathol 33:204-12, 1996

Gastrointestinal lymphoma in 20 dogs. A retrospective study. Couto CG, Rutgers HC, Sherding RG, et al. J Vet Intern Med 3:73-8, 1989

Central nervous system lymphosarcoma in the dog. Couto CG, Cullen J, Pedroia V, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 184:809-13, 1984

Updates on the management of canine epitheliotropic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. de Lorimier LP. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 36:213, 2006.

Flow cytometric immunophenotype of canine lymph node aspirates. Gibson D, Aubert I, Woods JP, et al. J Vet Intern Med 18:710, 2004.

Hematologic and bone marrow cytological abnormalities in 75 dogs with malignant lymphoma. Madewell BR. J An Anim Hosp Assoc 22:235-240, 1986

Canine cutaneous epitheliotropic lymphoma (mycosis fungoides) is a proliferative disorder of CD8+ T cells. Moore PF, Olivry T, Naydan D. Am J Pathol. 144:421-9, 1994

Prevalence of leukemic blood and bone marrow in dogs with multicentric lymphoma. Raskin RE, Krehbiel JD. J Am Vet Med Assoc 194:1427-9, 1989

Prognostic factors in dogs with lymphoma and associated hypercalcemia. Rosenberg MP, Matus RE, Patnaik AK. J Vet Intern Med 5:268-71, 1991

Parathyroid hormone (PTH)-related protein, PTH, and 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D in dogs with cancer-associated hypercalcemia. Rosol TJ, Nagode LA, Couto CG, et al. Endocrinology 131:1157-64, 1992

Immunophenotypic characterization of canine lymphoproliferative disorders. Ruslander DA, Gebhard DH, Tompkins MB, et al. In Vivo 11:169-72, 1997

Utility of polymerase chain reaction for analysis of antigen receptor rearrangement in staging and predicting prognosis in dogs with lymphoma. Lana SE, Jackson TL, Burnett RC, et al. J Vet Intern Med 20:329, 2006.

Use of fine needle aspirates and flow cytometry for the diagnosis, classification, and immunophenotyping of canine lymphomas. Sozmen M, Tasca S, Carli E, et al. J Vet Diagn Invest 17:323, 2005.

Correlation between thoracic radiographic changes and remission/survival duration in 270 dogs with lymphosarcoma. Starrak GS, Berry CR, Page RL, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 38:411-8, 1997

Humoral hypercalcemia of malignancy in canine lymphosarcoma. Weir EC, Norrdin RW, Matus RE, et al. Endocrinology 122:602-8, 1988

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