Risk of Cat Lymphoma
Cancer caused by lymphoma used to be very common among
cats with leukemia. Now many cats are vaccinated against
leukemia, Cat lymphoma has become more common among cats
of an older age such as 9 to 10 years old.
The most common cat to catch Cat lymphoma is a male,
older cat that may have a medical history including
intestinal problems involving vomiting and diarrhea and a
loss of appetite with weight loss.
Cats that have owners that smoke will more than likely
second-hand smoke that can cause a grater risk of cancer and
Cat Lymphoma Symptoms
Most cat owners will pay attention to their cats
behaviour, weather they eat less or have any other problems.
Symptoms that can relate to lymphoma are:
Treating Cat Lymphoma
With today's technology and advancements in animal care,
chemotherapy is available for cats and is being used more
often. Around 70% of Cats to receive chemotherapy
respondent well to treatment. With treatment, those that
respond well may live for 2 or more years. Also, if tumours
need to be removed then surgery will be required. If your
cat is diagnosed with lymphoma and is not treated, they may
only live for around 6 weeks. For further information it is
best to consult your vet for more in-depth information.
It is not possible to prevent lymphoma but it is
possible to reduce the risk of lymphoma. This can be
achieved by keeping your cat away from toxic substances and
cigarette smoke. A well balanced diet to help keep your cat
healthy along with exercise will also help reduce the risk.
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