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25 April 2007
If you're coping with a cancer diagnosis in your dog or cat, you'll hear the words "Mitotic Index" mentioned quite a bit.
The quick definition is that the Mitotic Index from a pathology report indicates how many cells are growing at the time, or dividing, at the time that the tumor is looked at.
If you're as mystified by what those numbers mean as we are, here's a crash course about it by two of our favorite vets, Dr. Demian Dressler, author of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide , and vet oncologist Dr. Brooke Britton, a previous guest on Tripawd Talk Radio.
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