Veterinary Advice on Steroids and Cancer – VLOG 79
In this video, Dr Sue covers steroids and cancer patients, including why we use them, what cancers they are effective for, what are the side effects, and why you should NOT start them right away if your dog has lymphoma. Cats are different than dogs when it comes to steroids. Dr Sue explains why you can start steroids for cat lymphoma, but which steroid is better in cats. The most common oral steroid is prednisone, and the most common cancers we use it it for are lymphoma in dogs and cats and mast cell tumors. Dr Sue also covers how they work, side effects and drugs to avoid if your dog is prescribed them. Stay tuned for part 2 where she will be answering your questions on steroids and cancer in pets.