Canine genitourinary neoplasms

Key Information

CPD Hours: 2 hours

Course Format: Recorded webinar with a copy of the webinar slides provided

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Course Information

Key Areas
  • Common genitourinary cancers (transitional cell carcinoma, renal carcinoma, prostatic carcinoma, leiomyosarcoma vs. leiomyoma)
  • Urine sediment analysis
  • BRAF mutation test
  • Traumatic urinary catheterisation and cystoscopy
  • FNA vs. biopsy
  • Chemotherapy protocols and monitoring
  • Indications for surgery with outline of procedures
  • Palliative care
About this course

Pollakiuria, haematuria, stranguria, dysuria. All signs of the same disease?

Canine genitourinary cancer is often diagnosed late in the disease process due to a variety of other possible differentials that cause similar clinical signs. This webinar will offer an overview of common genitourinary neoplasms in dogs with specific focus on urethral,bladder and renal cancers. The two-hour webinar will discuss different diagnostic techniques in detail based on their importance in the differentiation of certain diseases and highlight their application in first opinion practice. Following a definitive diagnosis, the webinar will then focus on different treatment options, especially the ones that can be carried out in practice (e.g. chemotherapy). The webinar will also briefly discuss indications for surgery with outline of procedures and radiotherapy and when multimodality treatment is advisable.

A convenient and flexible way to earn some CPD hours without leaving home is to select webinars to view from our extensive library of recorded webinars. Priced at £30 for a 2 hour webinar they are great value for busy practitioners seeking quality CPD at a time of their choice.  Participants will receive a handout (slides and/or notes) to support their viewing session and a certificate for 2 CPD hours. 

Participants gain access to the webinar for two weeks which allows them to view it at their leisure and convenience as well as review aspects as needed to enhance their learning.

Members of the BVA Young Vets Network receive a 50% discount on our recorded webinars (subject to availability – ten discounted places available per webinar per year).

Tutors

Benjamin Mielke , BVSc MVetMed MANZCVS DipECVS MRCVS
Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery
The Royal Veterinary College

Irina Gramer, Dr.med.vet DipECVIM-CA (Oncology), MRCVS
Lecturer in Oncology
The Royal Veterinary College