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Friday, August 11 • 2:20pm - 3:10pm
Treating cancer in pets: Medical and radiation oncology from a surgeon’s perspective

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What tumours are best treated with chemotherapy and which ones can be cured with radiation?  What are the side effects and how can these side effects be minimised, managed or even justified when treating animals with cancer?  How much do treatments cost and what do I tell the owners of my patients when considering these treatment options. There is a fog surrounding the answers to these questions in the minds of many of us.  Let us look at all these issues.  Understanding how these treatments work is the first step to developing treatment option algorithms.  It may not be as daunting as it first seems.

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Rod Straw

Director - Owner, BVSC
Rod Straw is the Director of a purpose built multidiscipline veterinary referral hospital in Queensland and is Founder of Australia’s comprehensive cancer centre with the Southern Hemisphere’s onlyLinear Accelerator dedicated to treating animals with cancer using high energy external... Read More →

Friday August 11, 2017 2:20pm - 3:10pm AEST
Room 7