Refresh your oncology knowledge with our online course

GP Refresh- Small Animal Oncology
Mini Series

Get right up to date with small animal oncology in this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • This Mini Series is based on real life cases
  • Bringing rusty oncology knowledge up to the cutting edge level of 2022
  • Discussing how to approach tumours of the bone, spleen and oral cavity in a practical and comprehensive way
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

This is the second online Mini Series I have done, and I have found both so convenient and flexible as they allow me to work around my small children.

I enjoyed it and enjoyed being able to do at my own pace. It’s much easier to do the webinars when I have quiet time at home or in practice.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

A practitioner’s guide to canine and feline lymphoma

  • What diagnostic tests should I use to diagnose lymphoma if cytology is equivocal ? How do these tests work and what additional information do they offer?
  • Would it help to stage a case of canine lymphoma ? Or what about feline lymphoma ?
  • Should I find out the subtype of lymphoma ? What information does this give me ?
  • What determines the prognosis of lymphoma ? What other tests should I do after diagnosis?
  • What’s the best treatment for lymphoma ? Should I treat different types of lymphoma differently ?
  • Adverse effects and precautions with common chemotherapy drugs.

Session 2

Decision making in mast cell tumours and soft tissue sarcomas

  • Histopathology says this is an intermediate grade mast cell tumour. Is it fixed ? What further tests do I need to do ?
  • What clinical prognostic factors should I consider for mast cell tumours ?
  • What histological prognostic factors should I consider for mast cell tumours ?
  • Which mast cell tumours should I stage ?
  • How do I stage a mast cell tumour ?
  • How should I approach an incompletely-excised mast cell tumour ?
  • What treatment options are available if surgery is not possible for a mast cell tumour?
  • What treatment options are available for metastatic mast cell tumours ?
  • Histopathology says this is an intermediate grade soft tissue sarcoma ? Is it fixed ?
  • How should I approach an incompletely-excised soft tissue sarcoma ?
  • Are there appropriate medical options for soft tissue sarcomas ?
  • How should I deal with a high-grade soft tissue sarcoma ?
  • What do I need to know about feline injection site sarcomas ?

Session 3

Tackling tumours of the bone, spleen and oral cavity with confidence

  • Why do I need to get a diagnosis before considering amputation for a bone tumour ?
  • How do treatments for different types of bone tumours differ in treatment and prognosis ?
  • What is the best treatment for an osteosarcoma ?
  • Are there any alternatives to amputation ?
  • Do all splenic masses have bad prognoses?
  • What is the best treatment for a haemangiosarcoma ?
  • The haemangiosarcoma is metastatic. Is there any hope ?
  • What is the best treatment for a haemangiosarcoma ?
  • Do all oral tumours need surgery ? or can I use radiation therapy or chemotherapy ?
  • What further tests do I need to do after finding an oral tumour ?
  • What is the prognosis with common oral tumours of dogs and cats ?

Meet the Presenter....

Owen Davies

RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology
American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology
EBVS European Specialist in Small Animal Oncology

Owen is an RCVS, American and European recognized specialist in veterinary oncology. Before his residency at the Royal Veterinary College he spent 9 years in general practice, including mixed, small animal, private and charity work.

He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (chapter of small animal medicine), a diplomat of both the ACVIM and ECVIM in oncology, and holds a Master’s degree based on research into canine lymphoma. Owen currently works at Highcroft Veterinary Referrals in Bristol.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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It doesn’t matter……all sessions are recorded and you have access to them for a full 12 months after the course.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and refresh your rusty oncology knowledge up to the cutting edge level of 2022!

Just £397 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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