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Mast Cell Tumors #1 [MP3]

Ask Dr. Dressler: Mast Cell Tumors

Dr. Dressler talks about one of the most common canine cancers: mast cell tumors. In this seminar he addresses:

  • Where most mast cell tumors occur
  • What a mast cell actually is 
  • How the immune system interacts with mast cells
  • How your dog may have gotten mast cell tumors in the first place
  • What breeds are more susceptible to this cancer
  • The link to allergies
  • Current treatments and ideas for Full Spectrum cancer care
  • And more…

As always, Dr. Dressler also answers questions from members about their dog’s cancer.

Seminar Details

0:33 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Mast Cell Tumor Overview: What is it? What causes MCT? The development of Mast Cell Tumors. Importance of diet in dogs with MCT.

7:43 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Early Stages of Mast Cell Tumors and its effect on the immune system.

11:43 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers reader’s question on C-Kit testing and patterns and whether to do chemotherapy for her dog with cancer—specifically Mast Cell Tumor.

16:19 Dr. Demian Dressler:

What should you do if your dog has a bump and you bring your dog in to see your veterinarian?

17:08 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Mast Cell Tumor: The Great Imitator and why it’s not immediately recognized just by touch.

18:44 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Discusses the difference between a Fine Needle Aspirate and a Biopsy.

19:25 Dr. Demian Dressler:

What is the most central factor to consider with Mast Cell Tumor treatment?

23:44 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Things your veterinarian should know or consider before having your dog undergo Mast Cell Tumor surgery.

25:53 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Being your dog’s Primary Healthcare Advocate, and things your vet may need prompting about.

29:32 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Looking for a surgeon: what specific questions to ask and what to look for.

36:18 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Mast Cell Tumor Spread and Grade: What this means for your dog with cancer.

38:16 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Why you should consider having x-rays done.

39:31 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on using antacids for Mast Cell Tumors and for Chemotherapy.

42:29 Dr. Demian Dressler:

What is the right approach for Mast Cell Tumors and indications you should use conventional cancer treatments?

47:54 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on C-Kit staining and if she should be worried.

50:12 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on how might a series of vaccinations effect a dog with cancer?

53:49 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Different chemo options and protocols.

57:13 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Palladia information and statistics, you should know.

1:03:05 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Masitinib and their Compassionate Use program. [NOTE: this program is no longer in effect and you may not be able to use masitinib any longer.]

1:07:00 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on laser surgery, digestive enzymes and a meat and diet for dog’s with Mast Cell Tumors.

1:13:29 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Radiation for Mast Cell Tumors and factors you should take into consideration and know before choosing this treatment option.

1:20:40 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on what are the best pain control medicines for end of life care, and should I be wary of side-effects?

1:28:02 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers Readers Question on is it sensible to put a dog through chemotherapy when it is so costly?

1:34:01 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers Readers Question on mast cell tumor treatment options with regards to age and grade, and how to find a good oncologist or holistic vet.

1:39:09 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on anti-angiogenic therapy for a dog with hemangiosarcoma, metronomic chemotherapy, and what gives the dog the best chance.

1:45:22 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on anal glands, lymph nodes, getting a second opinion and treatment options.

1:50:28 Dr. Demian Dressler:

Answers readers question on giving a grain free diet when the dog doesn’t want to eat a grain free diet.

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About This Seminar

This dog cancer seminar is an MP3 audio recording from the Ask Dr. Dressler Dog Cancer Vet Seminar series. 

Each audio seminar provides in-depth information on a specific topic related to canine cancer and also includes questions and answers from seminar participants and readers of

The seminars use simple language and go into great detail on each topic. Many seminars include content that is not easily available in any book or online resource. The advice that Dr. Dressler offers in each seminar is highly useful and actionable.

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