Other, less common forms of cancer of the spleen include :
Definitive diagnosis can only be made bby histopathological examination of a removed spleen, or biopsy of lesions. Survival times are much better for the non-hemangiosarcoma tumours.
If the spleen is not removed repeated hemorrhages are likely, and the risk of spread increases greatly.
Prognosis Long term problems
Long term problems
Updated October 2013