Tumors – 8 February 2016

Tumors in horses most commonly affect the skin. It can be tricky to determine when to seek veterinary attention but here are some helpful tips to remember when thinking about whether or not to continue to monitor or whether to call a vet.

Different treatment options do exist for the three main types of tumors and it is true that the earlier treatment is initiated, the greater the success rate in terms of positive treatment and reduced risk of reoccurence.

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