MS194 – Treating aggressive sarcomas & carcinomas in small animal practice

£347.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

Join Owen Davies as he shares some of the latest information from the rapidly-developing field of veterinary oncology, and gives a pragmatic approach to the management of solid tumours and metastatic disease in a practice setting. The sessions will focus on examples of common and challenging cancers but teach a first-principles method to equip the delegate to deal confidently with any solid tumour!

  • Join Owen Davies MA VetMB MVetMed MANZCVS(SAM) DACVIM(Oncology) for three 2-hour online sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad!
  • This Mini Series was originally broadcast in January 2019

 

Programme

Session 1

Introduction & all about soft tissue masses (including feline injection site sarcoma)

What you’ll learn:

  • A little bit of (relevant!) cancer biology, how we can use it to interpret pathologist’s reports, and how to make treatment decisions when no “standard” treatment exists.
  • Principles of cancer chemotherapy, different types of medical anticancer treatment including metronomic chemotherapy and tyrosine kinase inhibitors
  • Types of radiation therapy available and when to refer
  • Other anti-cancer therapies worthy of consideration
  • Approach to soft tissue masses; diagnostic steps and differential diagnoses including histiocytic sarcomas
  • All about the feline injection site sarcoma
Session 2

All about bone tumours & splenic tumours

What you’ll learn:

  • Approach to a bone tumour; diagnostic steps and differential diagnoses
  • Osteosarcomas; diagnosis, staging and the latest on different treatments available including limb-spare surgeries as well as palliative options
  • Approach to splenic tumours, with and without haemoabdomen
  • All about haemangiosarcomas; different types and different prognoses; diagnosis, differential diagnoses, medical and surgical management
Session 3

All about the approach….. to intranasal tumours, oral tumours, anal gland and urogenital tumours

What you’ll learn:

  • Looking at the diagnostic approach and management of oral, nasal, anal gland and urogenital tumours
  • Making the diagnosis
  • Assessing the risk / presence of metastasis
  • Options for medical, surgical and other means of treatment
  • Potential pitfalls in management
  • Key points in the management for patients on a budget
  • Course conclusion

 

The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

*overseas customers will not be charged VAT