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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Sue Ettinger, DVM, Dip. ACVIM (Oncology), authors of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide

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Prednisone for Dogs: Uses for Dog Cancer and Other Medical Conditions, Side Effects, Alternative Options, and More

…mix well with prednisone). HOW to give your dog prednisone. WHEN to give your dog prednisone. How to stop giving prednisone: The importance of stopping slowly rather than suddenly. Prednisone

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Prednisone for Dogs: When to Start with Lymphoma

Mary I’m confused. My dog’s oncologist also said that taking prednisone prior to therapy makes chemo less effective, but used prednisone after chemo was initiated. Are you saying that prednisone

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Lymphoma

Prednisone for Dog Cancer

prednisone suppresses it? That’s what has me so worried…I could of gave transfer factor time to work but my fear is the prednisone will cancel the benefits of it. ??…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Radiation | Surgery

What I Would Do for My Dog with Lymphoma

…to 6 months. In each cycle, the protocol includes vincristine, cyclophosphamide, and Adriamycin (doxorubicin). In the 1st cycle (usually the 1st treatment), the dog may also receive Elspar. Prednisone, a…

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Lymphoma – what you need to know BEFORE you see the oncologist

…sounds great, right? Unfortunately, prednisone started first can interfere with chemotherapy and can trigger a mechanism called Multi Drug Resistance. In fact, pre-treatment prednisone has been demonstrated to be a…

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Is My Dog Dying? Here Are Some Warning Signs and Symptoms

…it’s bound to happen. Each day is a blessing. He’s been on Prednisone. Amanda I cannot find myself to accept my sweet Mya’s passing. It all happened so very suddenly….

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Can I give supplements with Chemotherapy?

…we started the treatment. Our doctor feels we should give her a high dosage of Prednisone to get the swelling down and then put her back on the Prednisone oral….

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When to Avoid Chemo for Canine Mast Cell Tumors?

…hopeful prognosis, but I wanted to ask whether preoperative prednisone could distort the mitotic index. Our dog had been on a low dose of prednisone for 10 days, ending 4…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Mast Cell Tumors

Yunnan Baiyao for Dogs: Chinese Herb for Bleeding Dog Cancers

…a day, a littile colloidal silver I am adding to her water, a ,lots of green veggies with a chicken , Prednisone 10mg 1&1/2 once a day. I stopped giving…

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To Chemo or Not To Chemo?

…to the side effects of chemo that may not even work. Keeping our fingers crossed and praying that the prednisone and benadryl will keep the mast cells at bay for…

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The Oncologist’s thoughts on mast cell tumors

…weeks now….they put him on cephalexon, mometemax (ear infection) and prednisone again. Now forward to yesterday. Tango has an obvious fever, not eating or drinking and not wanting a daily…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Mast Cell Tumors

Dog Cancer Surgery: What I’ve Learned So You Don’t Have To

…husband to bring her home, I decided after 4 wks. of antibiotics and prednisone to take her to an internist. She had a CT scan she was dx’d with squamous…

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Bioflavonoid Quercetin has Anti-Cancer Effects

…if you are using prednisone or any NSAIDs. Or, if preferred by your veterinarian, you could reduce the dose of the anti-inflammatory, prednisone, prednisolone or NSAID to half or quarter…

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Mast cell tumor treatment: chemotherapy

…dog. Commonly used drugs include vinblastine, prednisone, Lomustine, and the new tyrosine kinase inhibitors, Palladia and masitinib (Kinavet CA-1). You can read more about all these drugs in the chemotherapy…

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Pain Meds for Dogs: How to Manage Pain for a Dog With Cancer

…Guide) may cause an upset tummy or loose stools, especially if you don’t introduce them slowly. Prednisone, a steroid commonly prescribed to treat cancer, can cause ravenous hunger and thirst,…

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Signs of Dog Cancer and Decompensation

…question is. Are you asking if prednisone is okay? It can be okay…everything has both desired effects and also side effects (not desired). I might be thinking of some of…

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Diet for Dogs With Mast Cell Tumors

…and raw chicken necks. He is now on prednisone. What other therapies should I explore? Lynda Does this original topic mean to alter the Dressler Diet for Mast cell dogs?…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Mast Cell Tumors

More Melatonin and Dog Cancer

…lists. Also there is a compounded version of prednisone without the negative effects of prednisone but the same benefits. Best of both worlds–same positive effect, none of the negative effects….

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Predicting Chemotherapy Reactions in Dogs: MDR 1

…he first had a bleeding ulcer from 20mg 2x a day of prednisone and tetracycline that his vet put him on when i took him in because his glands under…

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But Cancer Treatment at My Dog’s Age?

…to weeks left, if it was in fact the aggressive type of cancer. He was put on treatment of prednisone at this point. I opted not to seek a biopsy…

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Food and Nutrition for Dogs with Mast Cell Tumors

…her leg as well. Called the vet again, by the time I heard back, her entire leg was swollen, Vet did an x-ray to rule out fracture. Prednisone was prescribed….

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Signs of Dog Lymph Node Cancer

…this year, she had 4 months of chemo (initially lumastine then cytosar and procarbazine). For the last month and a half only on prednisone, (we stopped chemo because of her…

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Mast cell tumor treatment: surgery and radiation

…not be removed! My Vet put him on Prednisone & said it was the best treatment! On 8/28/12 we had a Biopsy down which came back as MCT. 2 months…

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Pain Management Update PLUS: Natural Pain Relief for Dogs

…unless your veterinarian wants to do it at full-strength and reduce the prescription anti-inflammatory, instead. https://help.functionalnutriments.com/article/40-using-apocaps-cxcxe-with-prednisone-or-other-oral-anti-inflammatory-prescription-medications Linda Socha I haven’t found anything in the website talking about low dose naltrexone….

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How to Give a Dog Pills: 23 Sneaky Treat Ideas

…these worked for your pup. And if you have another sneaky treat idea, tell us! Warm Aloha, Molly Jacobson Editor, The Dog Cancer Survival Guide Further Reading https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/book-excerpt/the-most-important-supplements-for-dogs-with-cancer/ https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/managing-pain/pain-management-update-plus-natural-pain-relief-for-dogs/ https://www.dogcancerblog.com/articles/full-spectrum-cancer-care/conventional/prednisone-for-dogs/…

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