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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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Is Sunshine Bad for Dogs with Cancer?

…with some precautions, of course. Why is Sun Good for Dogs with Cancer? Sunlight is good for your dog’s body. A few rays of sunshine each day helps the body…

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Collection: Articles | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | Life Quality

Chubby Golden Retriever Has Less Cancer Protection

…in dogs?? Yep, it increases odds. Turns out that fat cells secrete a substance called adiponectin. Adiponectin has a cancer protective effect. So more fat, more protection, right?? Wrong. Adiponectin…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Osteosarcoma | True Tail

The Two Sides of Sunlight and Dog Cancer, part 2

…the minority. The vast majority of dogs actually benefit, in a real way, from some direct sunlight. Here’s my argument… Sunlight exposure in people is linked to lower rates of…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification

Could Killing “Good” Bacteria Increase GI Cancer Risk?

…before an investigation, read on! Do Probiotics Prevent Cancer? It turns out that the so-called “healthy” bacteria in the body may provide cancer protection. Good bacteria, also called probiotics, help…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet

The Oncologist’s thoughts on mast cell tumors

…is often associated with sun exposure, studies have found no link between sun exposure and MCT in dogs. But chronic inflammation of the skin may predispose dogs to develop MCT,…

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

On Blame

…be conscious of this added wrinkle of self-blame. It can be buried deep within, locked away somewhere, radiating these emotions upwards and outwards like some kind of dark sun. This…

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Collection: Articles | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 5: Brain Chemistry Modification | How Did This Happen? | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

Food and Nutrition for Dogs with Mast Cell Tumors

…out in the sun and try to get a tan, right? You avoid the sun until your burn has healed. Same thing here. If your dog is in histamine overload,…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Mast Cell Tumors

Breast Cancer Signs in Dogs: What to Look For and How to Think About Mammary Cancer

…increases, this protection drops. Sounds good, right? Well, yes, as far as breast cancer goes. But you should also know this: early spay and neuter before the first heat is…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Diagnosis | Mammary Tumors

What I Would Do for My Dog with Lymphoma

…Cosmo vomited twice on Sunday(yesterday). The 2nd time with blood. I had given him a pinch of Turmeric. That could have been it… He had some protein in his urine…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Lymphoma | Radiation | Surgery | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

My Dog Has Osteosarcoma: Should I Allow Amputation?

…spend time with our other dog, get a great meal, snacks, lay out in the sun and relax on her bed. She seemed so full of life but you could…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Osteosarcoma | Surgery

Yunnan Baiyao for Dogs: Chinese Herb for Bleeding Dog Cancers

…few days i remember when I had a sun conure at the vets office they always used styptic powder and I start putting it on. Not sure why vet number…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements | Hemangiosarcoma | With Audio

How to Use the Mitotic Index to Make Decisions About Mast Cell Tumors

…totally weak. Sun she wouldn’t eat or drink – water was dripping from her nose and her eyes were running, like she was crying. Sun afternoon she vomited very mucousy…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Mast Cell Tumors | Surgery

Is It Wrong To Treat Dogs for Cancer?

…vet would recomend this drug. Hate to just let her go, but sometimes, the sun is just not shinning Susan Kazara Harper Hello, I am so sorry to hear that…

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Collection: Articles | Chemotherapy | Choosing Treatments with Confidence | Diagnosis | Emotional Management | Financial Resources | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Your Role as Your Dog's Guardian

New Ways To Boost Immunity

…suppress the immune system by sending out certain chemical signals that turn down the healthy immune protection. So one aspect of a Full-Spectrum Care strategy is to attempt to boost…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 2: Nutraceuticals | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements

The Oncologist’s Perspective on Chemotherapy and Low White Blood Cell Counts: Part 3

…actually what happens. Instead, chemo can lower the number of white blood cells called neutrophils, which are the cells that fight infection. Lower neutrophil numbers means less protection if an…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Chemotherapy | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Lymphoma

Common Sense Lifestyle Choices to Prevent Cancer in Dogs

…they get the protection sexual hormones offer to prevent cancer in dogs. Choosing a Breeder Dog Cancer Answers did an interview with Dr. Jerry Klein, DVM, the Chief Veterinary Officer…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Cancer Prevention | Featured

Homemade Cleaning Supplies That Are Safe for You — and Your Dog With Cancer

…the cleaning products I use. Probably even more than I am. We know from the Environmental Protection Agency’s work on Indoor Air Quality that getting rid of toxins in the…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes

Was There Anything Else I Could Have Done?

As editor of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, I’ve read thousands of emails like the one below. And they break my heart, each time. Over the last decade, I’ve done…

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Collection: Articles | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 4: The Dog Cancer Diet | Grief & Loss | With Audio

Supplements for Dogs with Cancer

…you don’t have to go crazy and give everything under the sun to your dog with cancer. Most dog owners are happy with the results from just two or three,…

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Collection: Articles | Featured | Full Spectrum Cancer Care | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 2: Nutraceuticals | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 3: Immune Supplements and Anti-Metastatic Supplements

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

As the editor of The Dog Cancer Survival Guide, I’ve been thinking about dog cancer every day for over a decade. I have been managing this website for Dr. Demian…

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Collection: Articles | Diagnosis | Found a Bump/Lump on My Dog | Full Spectrum Cancer Care Step 1: Conventional Treatments | How Did This Happen? | Managing Pain | Managing Side Effects from Conventional Treatments | Surgery | Videos | With Audio

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