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Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology.

Dr. Séguin obtained his DVM from the University of Montréal. He performed a small animal internship at the University of Illinois. He completed a Master’s of Science and Small Animal Surgery Residency at Washington State University. He then went on to fulfill his Fellowship in Surgical Oncology at Colorado State University. He was on Faculty at University of California, Davis, and Oregon State University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology at the Flint Animal Cancer Center, Colorado State University.

Rhabdomyosarcomas in dogs present a problem in veterinary medicine primarily because they are so rare. We have much to learn about them to help us guide our therapy. Rhabdomyosarcomas will be compared between dogs and humans. Clinically in veterinary medicine, they are approached like other soft tissue sarcomas but that might not be the most appropriate. A comparison between rhabdomyosarcoma and other soft tissue sarcomas will be discussed as well as the impact it might have on the future of the therapeutic approach.