Can feline leukemia turn into lymphoma in cats?
Does anyone know?
- Bonnie AngelLv 69 years agoFavorite Answer
Lymphoma can affect cats of any age, but it is most common in cats over 9 years of age. Cats infected with feline leukemia virus and/or feline immunodeficiency virus are more likely to develop lymphoma.
Cats that are infected with feline leukemia virus tend to develop lymphoma at a much younger age, between 4 and 6 years of age or younger. Siamese cats may be more prone to develop lymphoma than other breeds.
Lymphoma has long been considered the most common cancer affecting cats. The prevalence may reach 200 per 100,000 cats, or 0.2 percent.Source(s): http://www.petside.com/condition/cat/lymphoma-feli... Maybe you need to join a group? http://pets.groups.yahoo.com/group/feline_lymphoma... Or google for a forum since the above group gets over 3000 messages a month. http://www.catchat.org/discus/messages/18/508711.h...
- 4 years ago
extremely in 30 p.c. of situations lymphoma there's a unfavourable attempt on Fe LV. it extremely is extremely unhappy whilst such youthful animals perish, I condole with you. wish that different cat there will be a stable well-being.
- GinaLv 79 years ago
Lymphoma is cancer of the lymph nodes, and when cancer anywhere in the body metastasizes, that's one of the first places it goes. So yes.