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21. Primary Lung Tumors in Cats (Lung Cancer, Pulmonary Neoplasia)
Primary lung tumors are cancers that arise in the lung tissue of both dogs and cats. The exact cause is not known, but there appears to be an increased incidence of cancer in dogs that live in urban environments and those exposed to second hand smoke.
22. Renal (Kidney) Neoplasia in Cats
Renal neoplasia is cancer located in the kidney, and it can originate in the kidney (primary) or spread or metastasize to the kidney from another site (secondary). Most renal tumors are seen in middle aged to older dogs and cats.
23. Renal Lymphosarcoma in Cats
Lymphosarcoma is a very common type of cancer in both dogs and cats, but the form affecting the kidney is much more common in cats. It is a fatal disease, but it often goes into remission with appropriate therapy.
24. Uterine Tumors in Cats
Uterine tumors are cancers that arise from the uterus. They are rare in cats and are most commonly benign. Uterine tumors only occur in intact female cats and are usually seen in middle aged to older pets.
25. What is Cancer in Cats?
Cancer is a transformation of normal cells into abnormal (malignant) cells. Cancer can develop in virtually any organ or body system, and some cancers spread or metastasize to other areas of the body.
 

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