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Old September 26th, 2014, 07:41 PM
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Liver and spleen tumors

Just thought I would see if there is any recommendations for this situation although it does not look good.

My sister-in-law's cat is 17. He had lost some weight and the vet suspected some abdominal masses so he had an ultrasound today that revealed a tumor on the spleen and multiple in the liver. They were told prednisone may help to shrink the tumors but looks like it is a situation where not much can be done.
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Old September 27th, 2014, 05:59 PM
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Is surgery an option? I know the liver is quite capable of recovery from surgery, but no idea how the spleen would be affected, or if removing it is feasible.
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Old September 30th, 2014, 04:43 PM
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Thanks for your reply. Yeah, I'm not sure if surgery is an option or if they just don't want to put him through surgery. She said it was a palliative situation. Main concern is he just isn't eating although it always seems like he wants to.
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