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Journal October 2012 (Vol 34, No 10)

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Canine Prostatic Carcinoma by Sandra M. Axiak , DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), Astrid Bigio , DVM

1. Which statement regarding prostatic carcinoma in dogs is true?
2. Which screening test is always recommended in healthy dogs?
3. Which location is a common site of metastasis of prostatic carcinoma?
4. Which disease(s) can cause mineralization of the prostate in intact male dogs?
5. Which treatment method is known to be associated with the highest risk of postoperative incontinence?
6. A 10-year-old castrated beagle presents for stranguria and hematuria. Rectal examination reveals an irregular, enlarged prostate, and abdominal radiography reveals that the prostate is mineralized. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?
7. Which treatment is most likely to palliate pain associated with bone metastasis?
8. Which antibiotic is known to effectively penetrate the prostate?
9. Which treatment has been proven to improve median survival times in dogs with prostatic carcinoma compared with no treatment?
10. Which statement regarding prostatic neoplasia in dogs is true?
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