Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Feline Leukemia common cause of cancer in cats

Dr. Mark Russak • Special to The Clarion-Ledger

The most common cause of cancer in cats is Feline Leukemia, or FeLV, a widespread, incurable virus that suppresses the immune system. Although some cats are able to eliminate the virus on their own and develop immunity, many others continue to be infectious or die as a result of the cancer or other infections that take advantage of their suppressed immune systems. read more...