The new edition of the most comprehensive resource on surgical oncology,
covering both basic and advanced surgical oncology procedures in small
Veterinary Surgical Oncology is a detailed, highly illustrated reference
to surgical treatment of cancer in small animal patients. Designed to
provide in-depth coverage of surgical procedures, the book also includes
useful information on diagnostic testing, complications, aftercare,
outcomes, prognosis, and adjuvant or alternative therapies to assist
veterinary surgeons and veterinary oncologists with decision making.
Contributions by leaders in the field discuss the principles of surgical
oncology, multimodal therapy, and interventional radiology, and
describe surgical techniques in all anatomical structures.
Now in its second edition, Veterinary Surgical Oncology is fully revised
and incorporates new material, including a brand-new chapter discussing
the anatomic, functional, and ethical limits of surgical oncology
procedures. This edition contains expanded coverage of interventional
oncology with discussion of these techniques in relevant chapters,
additional surgical procedures, as well as more information regarding
other modalities, including extravasation of chemotherapy and the
effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy on wound healing.
Additional surgical procedures are supported by new figures, improved
images, and up-to-date information. This authoritative surgical
* Emphasizes a multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment that
integrates diagnostic imaging, chemotherapy, radiation therapy,
alternative therapies, and cancer biology
* Provides new and expanded sections by specialist medical oncologists,
surgeons, and a specialist neurologist that cover all the latest
advances in the field
* Includes more than 800 high-quality images and illustrations
* Features a new companion website with videos
Veterinary Surgical Oncology, Second Edition remains essential reading
for all practicing veterinarians, as well as specialists and trainees in
veterinary surgery, oncology, and internal medicine.
Simon T. Kudnig, BVSc, MVS, MS, FACVSc, DACVS, is an ACVS Founding
Fellow of Surgical Oncology and Referral Surgeon at the Animal Referral
Hospital in Victoria, Australia.
Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, DACVS, is an ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical
Oncology, ACVS Founding Fellow of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and
Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Animal Cancer Center at Colorado
State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
S. T. Kudnig, Melbourne Veterinary Referral Centre