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

Nasal Tumors

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 nasal tumors.

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.

Nasal Tumors. Higginbotham ML, Henry CJ, in Henry CJ, Higginbotham ML (ed): Cancer Management in Small Animal Practice. Missouri. Saunders Elsevier 2010, p 203-210.

Nasosinal Tumors. Turek MM, Lana SE. Withrow SJ, Vail DM (eds): Withrow & MacEwen’s Small Animal Clinical Oncology. Missouri, Saunders Elsevier, 2007, pp 525-539

Nasal Neoplasia. Fidel JL.  in Cote E (2nd ed), Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. Missouri, Mosby Elsevier, 2011, p 749-751.

Squamous cell carcinomas, Oral (Mucosal, Tonsillar). Garrett LD, in Cote E (ed), Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats. Missouri, Mosby Elsevier, 2007, p 1034-1035.

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

Environmental causes for sinonasal cancers in pet dogs, and their usefulness as sentinels of indoor cancer risk. Bukowski JA, Wartenberg D. J Toxicol Environ Health 54:579, 1998.

Cancer of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in pet dogs. Reif JS, Bruns C, Lower KS. Am J Epidemiol 147:488, 1998.

Nasal tumors in the dog: retrospective evaluation of diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment. MacEwen EG, Withrow SJ, Patnaik AK. J Am Vet Med Assoc 170:45, 1977.

Comparison of computed tomography and radiography for detecting changes induced by malignant nasal neoplasia in dogs. Park RD, Beck ER, LeCouteur RA. J Am Vet Med Assoc 201:1720, 1992.

Megavoltage irradiation of neoplasms of the nasal and paranasal cavities in 77 dogs. Théon AP, Madewell BR, Harb MF, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc 202:1469, 1993.

Surgical therapy of canine nasal tumors: a retrospective study (1982-1986). Laing EJ, Binnington AG. Can Vet J 29:809, 1988

Outcome of accelerated radiotherapy alone or accelerated radiotherapy followed by exenteration of the nasal cavity in dogs with intranasal neoplasia: 53 cases (1990-2002). Adams WM, Bjorling DE, McAnulty JF, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc 227:936, 2005.

Failure patterns following cobalt irradiation in dogs with nasal carcinoma. Thrall DE, Heidner GL, Novotney CA, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 34:295-300, 1993.

Factors influencing survival after radiotherapy of nasal tumors in 130 dogs. Ladue TA, Dodge R, Page RL, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 40:312-317, 1999.

Use of radiation and a slow-release cisplatin formulation for treatment of canine nasal tumors. Lana SE, Dernell WS, Lafferty MH, et al. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 45:577, 2004.

Treatment of eight dogs with nasal tumours with alternating doses of doxorubicin and carboplatin in conjunction with oral piroxicam. Langova V, Mustsaers AJ, Phillips B, et al. Aust Vet J 82:676, 2004.

Evaluation of factors associated with survival in dogs with untreated nasal carcinomas: 139 cases (1993-2003). Rassnick KM, Goldkamp CE, Erb HN, et al. J Am Vet Med Assoc 229:401, 2006.

Long-term outcome of 56 dogs with nasal tumours treated with four doses of radiation at intervals of seven days. Mellanby RJ, Stevenson RK, Herrtage ME, et al. Vet Rec 151:253, 2002.

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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