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

Melanoma

Updated: October 4th, 2017

There is a whole team of dog lovers behind Dog Cancer Vet and DogCancerBlog.com, and we’re here to help, because we understand what it’s like to deal with dog cancer. We work for Maui Media, the book publisher which includes paperback and digital copies of the best-selling animal health book Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity. This must-read book is available everywhere books are sold in paperback, and digital formats (iPad, Kindle, Nook). It is authored by our veterinarian bloggers Dr. Demian Dressler, and Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, ACVIM (Oncology).

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 the use of electromagnetic fields.

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.

Oral and Salivary Gland Tumors. Henry CJ, Higginbotham ML, in Henry CJ, Higginbotham ML (ed): Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice. Missouri. Saunders Elsevier 2010, p 195-203.

Tumors of the Skin, Subcutis and other soft tissues. Northrup N, Geiger T, in Henry CJ, Higginbotham ML (ed): Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice. Missouri. Saunders Elsevier 2010, p 299-311.

Oral Tumors. Liptak JM, Withrow SJ. Withrow SJ, Vail DM (eds): Withrow & MacEwen’s Small Animal Clinical Oncology. Missouri, Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 455-475

Melanomain. Proulx DR. Cote E (2nd ed), Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. Missouri, Mosby Elsevier, 2011, p 711-713.

Multimodality therapy for head and neck cancer. Klein MK. Vet Clin Small Anim 33: 615-628, 2003.

Tumors of the Skin and Subcutaneous tissues. Vail DM, Withrow SJ. Withrow SJ, Vail DM (eds): Withrow & MacEwen’s Small Animal Clinical Oncology. Missouri, Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 375-401

Tumors of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses, Nasopharynx, Oral Cavity, and Oropharynx. Schantz SP, Harrison LB, Forastiere AA, in Devita VT, Hellman A, Rosenberg SA (ed.): Cancer Principles & Practice of Oncology. NY. Lippincott Williams & Wilkens, 2001. p 797-860

Oral cavity risk factors: experts’ opinions and literature support. Stucken E, Weissman J, Spiegel JH. J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 39(1):76-89. 2010

Body Mass Index, Cigarette Smoking, and Alcohol Consumption and Cancers of the Oral Cavity, Pharynx, and Larynx: Modeling Odds Ratios in Pooled Case-Control Data. Lubin JH, Gaudet MM, Olshan AF, et al. Am J Epidemiol.2010 May 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Association between lymph node size and metastasis in dogs with oral malignant melanoma: 100 cases (1987-2001). Williams LE, Packer RA. J Am Vet Med Assoc 222:1234, 2003.

Sensitivity and specificity of methods of assessing the regional lymph nodes for evidence of metastasis in dogs and cats with solid tumors. Lagenbach A, McManus PM, Hendrick MJ, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc 218:1424, 2001.

The molecular basis of canine melanoma: pathogenesis and trends in diagnosis and therapy. Modiano JF, Ritt MG, Wojcieszyn J. J Vet Intern Med 13:163, 1999.

Histologic features and clinical outcomes of melanomas of lip, haired skin, and nail bed location of dogs. Schultheiss PC. J Vet Diagn Invest 18(4):422, 2006.

Retrospective study of 338 canine oral melanomas with clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical review of 129 cases. Ramos-Vara, JA, Miller MA, Beissenherz ME, et al. Vet Pathol 37:597, 2000

Histologic features and clinical outcomes of melanomas of lip, haired skin, and nail bed location of dogs. Schultheiss PC. J Vet Diagn Invest 18(4):422, 2006.

There is a whole team of dog lovers behind Dog Cancer Vet and DogCancerBlog.com, and we’re here to help, because we understand what it’s like to deal with dog cancer. We work for Maui Media, the book publisher which includes paperback and digital copies of the best-selling animal health book Dog Cancer Survival Guide: Full Spectrum Treatments to Optimize Your Dog’s Life Quality and Longevity. This must-read book is available everywhere books are sold in paperback, and digital formats (iPad, Kindle, Nook). It is authored by our veterinarian bloggers Dr. Demian Dressler, and Dr. Susan Ettinger, DVM, ACVIM (Oncology).

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