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Surgical Oncology: Lots to Show and Tell

Surgical Oncology: Lots to Show and Tell

Surgical Oncology: Lots to Show and Tell

Veterinary Cancer Society
Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association


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Launch date: 09 Feb 2017
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Last updated: 20 Aug 2019

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Following this session, attendees will have specific tips to apply towards making a good cytology prep, using the microscope to maximize visualization of cytology samples, and differentiating of inflammatory from noninflammatory samples. Emphasis will be put on how to recognize different tissue types (e.g. round, mesenchymal or epithelial tumors) and some of the cytologic determinants of malignancy.


Learning Objectives:
• Understand role of surgery in treatment of companion animals with cancer.
• Appreciate different doses of surgery that can be performed.
• Understand the benefit of working closely with surgeons in treatment of animals with cancer.
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Veterinary Cancer Society
on behalf of Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

Dr. Laura Selmic - Dr. Selmic graduated with a Bachelor’s in Veterinary Medicine from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 2004. Following two years in private practice and an internship, she completed a residency in small animal surgery at Texas A & M University in 2010. In 2011, she completed a clinical fellowship in oncologic surgery at the Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University. In 2012, she was recognized as a board certified specialist of small animal surgery and a founding fellow of surgical oncology. She spent 2 years as a research scientist at Colorado State University and completed a Master of Public Health degree with focus in Applied Biostatistics in 2013. She joined the University of Illinois as an assistant professor in 2013. Dr. Selmic’s research interests include imaging to enhance surgical planning and assessment of surgical margins, cancer epidemiology, clinical trial and study design.

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  • Missouri Veterinary Medical Association
  • 1.00 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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