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by grct19
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed

He's doing great today (Sat 4/13). I'd call today a victory because the pain meds (gabapentin) are kicking in more, his appetite is great, he was playing and basking in the sun. You can tell he feels so much better already. We saw another Dr. today who also thinks it's SCC under the tongue. She was ...
by grct19
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed

The downside to doing a biopsy with the area already bleeding is there is a greater risk of an uncontrollable bleed, not sure I'd risk it Thank you. I had those same thoughts since it bled some when it was checked out yesterday. We will definitely keep this in mind and weigh it against other option...
by grct19
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed

booktigger wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:56 pm
I'm sorry to hear this, I lost a cat to SCC and unfortunately it is an aggressive cancer, I opted not to do any tests. Metacam may be helpful, it's a COX inhibitor which can also down cancer.
Thank you we will look into this. I'm so sorry for your kitty.
by grct19
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Re: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed

Thank you for the information I appreciate it greatly. I'm glad to hear that one of the kitties did well. So sorry to hear about your 14 year old. I guess at this point we're hoping it turns out to be something else like Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex. Although I know this is a reach. We may just do...
by grct19
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed
Replies: 10
Views: 276

Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC Feline newly diagnosed

Hi, We're seeking more information about Squamous Cell Carcinoma SCC. Our 15 year old male bengal was diagnosed yesterday. The diagnosis was made by the Dr. looking at the mouth/tongue and the Dr. was 90% certain it is SCC and made the comment that only cancer bleeds like this. We made the appointme...