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Old 03-03-2018, 02:13 PM
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Is this lung cancer?

Hi, Id really appreciate some clarity on some x rays given to me by my vet, she is unable to tell me whether this is pneumonia or lung cancer in my 7 year old rescue Rottweiler Edie
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You need to have a radiologist read the X-ray. I'm amazed your Vet did not send it out for that.
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There's is zero chance any of us could accurately read those xrays because of the image quality, nevermind the fact that it is illegal for anyone other than a vet to make a diagnosis. As Laco said, I'm a bit surprised that your vet didn't sent out the images for a radiologist to review. That's becoming standard practice these days since most vets either won't or can't commit to a diagnosis. Or in the event that they are willing or skilled enough to read them, they still send them out for a second opinion to cover themselves against any litigation, which is what we do where I work.
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