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Hello, My boston terrier was diagnosed with a 6cm liver mass. I took him in for something else minor and they did blood work. They discovered some elevated liver enzymes and did an ultrasound. I was referred out for a more in depth ultrasound which I had done. He said the mass is on left side of liver and the rest of liver looks normal. The next step would be catscan to see if removable, a tru cut liver biopsy to figure out what it is, and then if removable- surgery. I am feeling so confused about what to do next. I want what is best for my dog. I don't mind spending the money. I would do anything for him. Has anyone had any experiences with liver masses, catscans and tru cut liver biopsies with their dog? My dog is a rescue. He just turned 13 but seemed so young and vibrant up until all of this. Any experiences you've had or knowledge you can offer ks greatly appreciated. I asked about a needle aspirate biopsy but he said they often don't get enough to test with this method. Thanks again so much. I'm really confused about this.
 

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My dog is also 13 & was just diagnosed with an adrenal tumor.

I would have a discussion with your vet about what treatment would look like & how much life treatment would add.

For example, with my dog, I found it removing the adrenal tumor was one of the most complex veterinary surgeries & a high percentage of dogs don't make it off the table (even with a specialist). And she would still need chemo. And after the surgery & chemo, she might get a couple months more at most than comfort care. She is already symptomatic and the ultrasound showed some liver involvement too (even though her bloodwork was still good), so we decided to treat her with comfort care. It was not a cost decision but a quality of life decision.
 
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