Tag: Cancer


Lymphoma in Dogs: Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment and Prognosis

Lymphoma is a type of cancer that affects the white blood cells (called lymphocytes) of the dog. Lymphocytes are an important part of a dog’s immune system, which protects the animal from infection. Lymphoma can involve many different organs in the body, but it most often affects those areas that are part of the immune system — such as the spleen, the bone marrow and the lymph nodes.