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Help for Dogs with a Mast Cell Tumor

mayor1-768x551Carol Bryant of recently sought my veterinary perspective on a particularly nasty type of cancer called Mast Cell Tumor. It's an insidious disease that can manifest as a solitary or multiple tumors in the skin or can also affect internal organs.

The concept of using antihistamines to help combat the side effects of histamine release from Mast Cell Tumors is a common strategy we veterinarians prescribe. Cardiff's oncologist, Dr. Avenelle Turner of the Veterinary Cancer Group, also weighs in on the use of antihistamines to help Mast Cell Tumor patients. Check out Bryant's informative article here: Help for Dogs with a Mast Cell Tumor




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