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Oncology

Oncology

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is committed to provide multidisciplinary and best possible patient care. We are delighted to expand our oncology services with the appointment of a specialist Kasia Purzycka, who is one of a handful diplomate of the ACVIM currently in the UK. With this, Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists becomes the only veterinary referral in Hampshire with a full time oncology specialist.

One in four dogs and one in five cats will develop cancer in their lifetimes. At Lumbry Park Specialists, we understand that a diagnosis of cancer can be distressing and cause anxiety for many pet owners. We offer the most advanced diagnostics to allow an early detection and comprehensive assessment of every cancer patient referred to us. In our state of art facility, every patient receives an extensive evaluation by our expert team, which includes specialist vets and nurses. During your pet’s first visit, we will thoroughly discuss the diagnosis with all up to date treatment options available. Just like in people, treatment options might include surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. We pride ourselves in providing compassion and support to both client and the patient during one of the most difficult times a family can experience and so our goal is to guide you through the various treatment options and making sure you are comfortable in decision making and understand the potential outcomes and prognosis.

Our Oncology experts will coordinate advanced imaging techniques using diagnostic tests such as X-ray, ultrasound, MRI, CT and biopsy which can be ultrasound guided, endoscopic, or surgical depending on each individual patient. At Lumbry Park we believe in a team approach to managing patient care. Treatment options are surgical, chemotherapy and immunotherapy.

Safe handling of chemotherapeutic drugs at home factsheet (PDF 132KB)

 

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View our upcoming CPD events

Every year Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists deliver a number of free CPD evenings covering a wide range of topics from oncology to emergency critical care.

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