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Oncology

The Oncology team see patients diagnosed with neoplastic diseases of all kinds for investigation and further management.

Each patient is different, and a lot of care is taken to listen to the owner and involve them closely in all the decisions regarding their pet’s care. We perform diagnostic and staging procedures, such as CT, MRI or ultrasound scans, with ultrasound- guided biopsies and fine needle aspirate samples as required.

Some patients require endoscopy or rhinoscopy to assess them fully. A number of patients will have a diagnosis prior to arrival, and extensive diagnostic tests are not required for every patient.

Meet The Oncology Team

Our Oncology team includes:

Frances Taylor BVSc DipECVIM-CA (Oncology) MRCVS

Elsa Edery DEDV CEAV IndMed MSc (ClinOnc)DipECVIM-CA MRCVS

Oncology Investigations & Treatments

Oncology, Haematology, Immunology

  • Diagnosis and staging (radiography, ultrasonography, CT, MRI, endoscopy, biopsy)
  • Imaging-guided biopsy techniques
  • Joint taps
  • CSF tap
  • Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Chemotherapy (dedicated Chemotherapy Suite)
  • Palliative cares

Interventional Radiology

  • Tracheal, hepatobiliary, ureteral, and urethral stents
  • Subcutaneous ureteral bypass (SUB) placement
  • Intra-arterial chemotherapy and chemoembolisation
  • Digital radiography, fluoroscopy, CT, MRI
  • Ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided aspiration and biopsy
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy and biopsy

Endocrinology

  • Advanced serological testing and interpretation
  • Digital radiography, CT, MRI, ultrasound scan
  • Ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided aspiration/biopsy
  • Radioiodine treatment of hyperthyroid cats

Respiratory disease (upper and lower respiratory tract)

  • Arterial blood gas analysis
  • Digital radiography, ultrasonography, CT, MRI
  • Dynamic airway fluoroscopy
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy, bronchoalveolar lavage, foreign body retrieval

Urinary Tract Disorders

  • Digital radiography (including contrast studies), CT, MRI
  • Ultrasonography and ultrasound-guided aspiration/biopsy
  • Cystoscopy (flexible and rigid)
  • Endoscopic urethral collagen injection
  • Assessment of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) 

 

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