James Elliot

  • Webinar recorded on Thu 19th October, 2017
  • 0 hours 45 mins
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Canine nasal tumours can represent a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Several treatment modalities are available however it is important that clinicians are aware of their availability, utility and associated side effects. Some newer types of radiation therapy are on the horizon in the UK and may improve nasal cancer therapy. Alternative therapies are also discussed.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand the clinical signs associated with nasal tumours in dogs
  2. Understand the rationale for the diagnostics tests performed
  3. Appreciate the role of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy in the treatment of nasal cancer
  4. Understand the potential side effects seen with radiotherapy for nasal cancer in dogs
  5. Have an appreciation for the prognosis of this type of cancer

James graduated from the University of Edinburgh and is a European Specialist in Small Animal Oncology and a Royal College Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Oncology. James is currently an examiner for the RCVS certificate in small animal medicine, honorary lecturer at the University of Liverpool and a member of the ECVIM oncology examinations committee. He is currently a clinical oncologist at Willows Referral Service in the UK and enjoys all aspects of oncology, particularly investigating palliative therapies for patients with advanced stage disease.

 

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