Transitional cell carcinoma is a type of cancer that affects the cells lining the urinary system, including the bladder, urethra, and prostate gland. It is the most common type of bladder cancer, accounting for about 90% of cases. This type of cancer can be aggressive and spread quickly, so early detection and treatment are crucial.
According to reports, about 15% of dogs with TCC already experience metastasis upon diagnosis, while 50% of all the patients will develop metastasis over time. Aside from this, TCC is generally considered incurable or rarely cured, but there are treatment options that can help reduce the size of the tumor or help ensure that your pet still lives a good quality life.
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