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4 January 2019 - 7:47 pm
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Hi All,

It’s been a while. We’re still here. Schlomo just celebrated his 13th birthday on December 1st: we did a beach day and he loved it. 

We just got a chest x-ray and he has a mass in his left lung lobe. It’s a primary mass and there is no sign of metastasis. I have an appointment with an internal specialist to aspirate so we know what we’re dealing with here. 

Does anybody have any experience with this? 

THANK YOU!

Mascha & Schlomo

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Wow! Hoppy Lucky 13 Schlomo! You are truly amazing! Got any pictures of the beach pawty? We would love to see them.

Dang I’m sorry about the lung mass. How is his behavior otherwise? Was he showing any signs of having a lung mass? Just wondering. 

After doing a search for ‘primary lung tumor‘ I couldn’t find any results that matched Schlomo’s condition. But I did find “The Lobectomy Option for Osteosarcoma Lung Metastasis” so you may want to ask the specialist about it as an option. When is the appointment?

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Hi Jerry. I know! 13…

I couldn’t find any on here either. The appointment is on Thursday, I’ll know more then and will update here. 

He is happy as a clam. He had a light cough couple of times a day which I took him to the Vet for and we thought it was due to dry heat. He lost some weight but also since amputation and just getting older. I insisted on an x-ray and that was the diagnosis. No metastasis at all, one sizable mass. From what I gather that is fairly rare. At first I thought it might be a thymoma but it looks to be in his left lung lobe. He just had his blood work done and that was excellent, they talked about how excellent it was especially given his age. 

I want it aspirated so we know what it is exactly and then look at possible treatment options. I’m kind of dumb founded. He’s had so much over the years. F*** cancer! It is relentless. Sorry, it just makes me angry. 

Schlomo Teenage Birthday

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HAPPY  TEENAGE BIRTHDAY  SCHLOMO!!!!  I LOOOOVED YOUR BEACH PICTURES!! SUCH A HAPPY PUP😁😁   Seeing him so happy is why we do what we do here!

Don’t  have any input on his specific  situation.  But outwardly he is doing brilliantly and that is all that matters!!!  It is clear he feels great and that’s  such great mews😎

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We have not personally dealt with this issue but I did want to mention that there is some promising research coming out on microwave/thermal ablation for solitary lung masses in dogs. I’m not sure where you are located but I believe Ohio State University is running a clinical trial and I imagine other large veterinary hospitals may offer it as well. Colorado State University, and I’m sure others, offer stereotactic radiation for primary lung tumors as well so that may be an option to research too. Both are less invasive than a lobectomy but I don’t how the efficacy compares across the different options. 

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THANK YOU SO MUCH!

I will look into this asap. 

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hls0303 said
We have not personally dealt with this issue but I did want to mention that there is some promising research coming out on microwave/thermal ablation for solitary lung masses in dogs. 

Thank you for the reminder! A couple of years ago we talked to Dr. Sarah Boston about it in an interview:

https://tripawd…..2/#p145992

Glad to hear Schlomo is himself and loving life otherwise. What a walking lesson on three paws about how to live life no matter what we are faced with. And you too, great job on keeping an open mind and attitude about treatments! 

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