Ann E. Hohenhaus , DVM, DACVIM, Jennifer L. Kelsey , PhD, Jamie Haddad , VMD, ACVP, Lisa Barber , DVM, DACVIM, Matthew Palmisano , DVM, DACVS, John Farrelly ,DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVP, Anita Soucy , DVM
From the Animal Medical Center, New York, NY (A.E.H.); Stanford University, Stanford, CA (J.L.K.); IDEXX Laboratories, New York, NY (J.H.); Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA (L.B.); VCA Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center, Norwalk, CT (M.P.); the Veterinary Cancer Center, Norwalk, CT (J.F.); and Guilford Veterinary Hospital, Guilford, CT (A.S.).
Correspondence: firstname.lastname@example.org (A.E.H.)
Canine cutaneous and subcutaneous soft tissue sarcomas (STS) account for 20.3% of malignant neoplasms of the skin. This article makes recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up in dogs with STS, using evidence-based medicine concepts. Although our review of the literature on the management of canine STS found many of the studies to be less than rigorous, board-certified specialists in internal medicine, surgery, pathology, oncology, and radiation oncology were able to make...