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From: miamiferret
Date: 2002-02-12 06:37:00 UTC
Subject: Re: tumor adrenal

While a fair percentage of adrenal tumors are cancerous, it's pretty
uncommon for it to spread beyond the adrenal. Removal of the gland
usually results in removal of all the cancerous tissue.

I wouldn't even be thinking about any kind of chemo.


--- In Ferret-Health-list@y..., Anais <anaisdog@y...> wrote:
> I just heard back from my vet that Quark's left
> adrenal, which she described as should be the size of
> a pencil eraser was the size of her thumb. Her entire
> thumb. She was amazed that he lived through the
> surgery.
> That all being said, she's sending it out for biopsy,
> but can any doctor or ferret owner tell me what chemo
> therapy is going to be like for Quark, if it is
> cancer?