Spleen Mass

Hemangiosarcoma

What is Hemangiosarcoma?

Hemangiosarcoma is a highly malignant cancerous tumor that originates from blood vessels often in the spleen or heart although may occur in any blood vessels in the body.  The cancer commonly spreads to other organs including liver, lungs, heart, brain, spinal cord, skin, and muscles. Read more about Hemangiosarcoma

Splenic Tumors

The spleen is a tongue-shaped organ in the abdomen that filters the blood by removing old red blood cells from the bloodstream, storing iron, and removing bacterial pathogens. In addition, the spleen stores blood for emergency situations, such as a hemorrhagic shock. Read more about Splenic Tumors