Treatment of extraskeletal osteosarcoma at a previous injection site resulting in prolonged survival in 1 dog. Academic Article uri icon


  • A rare presentation of an extraskeletal osteosarcoma at a previous interscapular injection site in a dog is described. Treatment included surgical excision of the tumor followed by 6 rounds of intravenous carboplatin, oral toceranib, and cyclophosphamide. The dog survived for 20.5 months after diagnosis despite early development of pulmonary metastases.

published proceedings

  • Can Vet J

author list (cited authors)

  • Selmic, L. E., Griffin, L. R., Rector, M. H., Lafferty, M., Pool, R., & Ehrhart, N. P.

citation count

  • 7

complete list of authors

  • Selmic, Laura E||Griffin, Lynn R||Rector, Megan H||Lafferty, Mary||Pool, Roy||Ehrhart, Nicole P

publication date

  • September 2016