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Talking About Cancer With Your Pet Owners

Posted by Oncura Partners on Sep 21, 2016 11:04:19 AM

Good cancer care begins with good client communication. Communicating effectively with pet owners before and after a cancer diagnosis, however, can be challenging. Every owner handles a diagnosis in their own way, but there are common concerns that many clients have. Consider the following to help you prepare and review the messages you want to communicate when talking about cancer with your pet owners:

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Topics: Veterinary Ultrasound, Fine Needle Aspirate, FNA, Veterinary Cancer, Animal Cancer/Oncology, Pet/Animal Chemo, Animal Ultrasound, Veterinary Oncology

Extending Quality of Life for Cancer Patients

Posted by Oncura Partners on Sep 21, 2016 11:02:46 AM

Pet owners are often hesitant to begin cancer treatment out of concern for their pet's quality of life. Your clients may have witnessed the effects of cancer on a relative or friend and may associate cancer treatment with pain and discomfort. In fact, clients can be reassured that extending quality of life is the fundamental reason for treating cancer in a beloved pet.

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Topics: Veterinary Ultrasound, Fine Needle Aspirate, FNA, Veterinary Cancer, Animal Cancer/Oncology, Pet/Animal Chemo, Animal Ultrasound, Veterinary Oncology

Side Effects and Pre-emptive Care for Chemotherapy Pet Patients

Posted by Oncura Partners on Sep 21, 2016 10:59:41 AM

Many people associate chemotherapy with adverse side effects. This association can make owners hesitant to pursue chemotherapy for their pets. Fortunately, the risk of adverse effects is low and many adverse effects can be prevented with quality pre-emptive care. When side effects do occur, most are mild and self-limiting. Consider the following statistics:

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Topics: Veterinary Ultrasound, Fine Needle Aspirate, FNA, Veterinary Cancer, Animal Cancer/Oncology, Pet/Animal Chemo, Animal Ultrasound, Veterinary Oncology

Why Cancer Care Should Be Offered to Pet Owners

Posted by Oncura Partners on Sep 21, 2016 10:41:55 AM

 

Many clients struggle with the decision to treat their pets after a cancer diagnosis. Their decisions can be complicated by the need to travel to outside specialists. As a veterinarian, you may wish you could offer clients a solution that allows you to continue to take a lead role in their pets' treatments at your clinic. However, case management can be difficult in a regular clinic and you may have reservations about whether you can safely offer the best cancer care using chemotherapy drugs. Oncura Partners Online Cancer Management System offers solutions.

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Topics: Veterinary Ultrasound, Fine Needle Aspirate, FNA, Veterinary Cancer, Animal Cancer/Oncology, Pet/Animal Chemo, Animal Ultrasound, Veterinary Oncology