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1

In dogs with oral melanoma treated with RT, which factors were predictive of survival? Of local regrowth?

tumor location, bone lysis, and tumor volume

only bone lysis predictive of local regrowth

Ref: Proulx 2014, n=140

2

Which tissue is considered the dose-limiting tissue for interstitial brachytherapy in dogs?

Bone

Ref: Northup 2004

3

What CT feature best correlates with the true length of OSA on histopath?

intramedullary/endosteal abnormalities

periosteal proliferation and contrast enhancement did NOT correlate

ref: Karnik 2102

4

Which imaging modalities have been shown to overestimate tumor length for appendicular OSA?

CT (Karnik 2012)
MRI (Wallack 2002)
Radiographs
Scintigraphy (Liebman 2001)