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Featuring Demian Dressler, DVM and Susan 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 investigation, read on! It turns out that the so-called “healthy” bacteria in the body may provide cancer protection. And therefore, if this bacteria is destroyed with antibiotics and replaced…

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

Your Comments, Please

…drugs, from my viewpoint, are outweighed by their other positive effects as far as life quality, toxicity protection, and so on. Good question. Do a google search on antioxidants and…

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Collection: Articles

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

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

What I Would Do for My Dog with Lymphoma

…”aggressive” lymphoma. I am hoping he continues to respond to the meds. Next chemo appt is Sunday. Thanks for all the info including the books. It is helpful and comforting….

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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?

…excellent and then on Good Friday started limping heavily again and wouldn’t eat. By Easter Sunday, he couldn’t walk and had heavy amounts of fluid pooling by his elbow. Turns…

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

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

Yunnan Baiyao for Dogs: Chinese Herb for Bleeding Dog Cancers

…supervision. Good luck and hope it helps, D m johnson my 12 year old dachsund has just been diagnosed with a cancerous mass around the adrenal glands invading the vena…

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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

Common Sense Lifestyle Choices to Prevent Cancer in Dogs

…the protection sexual hormones offer to prevent cancer in dogs. Can We Really Prevent Cancer In Dogs? There is no one thing you can do to prevent cancer in dogs,…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Cancer Prevention | Featured

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

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

…the spay age increases, this protection drops. (It should be noted that early spay and neuter is associated with increased risks of other types of cancer however, such as osteosarcoma…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Diagnosis | Mammary Tumors

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

Supplements for Dogs with Cancer

…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, carefully…

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

Is The Cause of Cancer Really Not Known?

…radiation (from the neighboring star, the Sun), viruses, having parent(s) with the DNA problem free radical excess in the body, errors in the cell replication process in the body altered…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Causes | Cancer Type | Diagnosis | How Did This Happen?

Everything is overwhelming…

…Administer maintenance levels of a multivitamin. Get your dog in the sun if you can a couple of times a week (not for fibrosarcoma or hemangiosarcoma of the skin) Make…

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Collection: Articles | Cancer Type | Diagnosis | Emotional Management | Full Spectrum Cancer Care

Help overcome dog food dangers: which oils for cancer??

…common way for groups, including our own Environmental Protection Agency in this country (and not just Italy). As you can see, both fish (rockcod) and krill have the toxins in…

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

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